Letter communicated to all Hutterite Communities. Elder Arnold Hofer addresses the concerns of the Novel Coronavirus, outlining and stressing the gravity of the situation, urging all communities to follow the guidelines and recommendations put forward by medical professionals.
e.g Garlic is a healthy food that may have some antimicrobial properties. However, there is no evidence from the current outbreak that eating garlic has protected people from the new coronavirus.
In order to determine if you should contact Health Links or seek other medical advice
Goverment health links on COVID-19
Lists Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Symptoms and treatment
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living recommendations as well as updates on the current risk status in Manitoba
Situation Updates, what you should know, information for specific communities and audiences
More awareness & resources on COVID-19
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What all of us can do
What every Hutterite community can do now to decrease the spread of the coronavirus
How to isolate at home
Isolation means staying at home when you are sick and avoiding contact with other people to help prevent the spread of disease
How to talk to children
Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children
Know the facts
Human coronaviruses are common and are typically associated with mild illnesses, similar to the common cold
Wash your hands
‘Flatten The Curve’
Taking precautions even by people who are not sick or at high-risk to prevent a surge in cases that could overwhelm the hospital system
PDF story form to help explain the virus to small children.