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Checklist: Actions to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

11 October 2021

This checklist has been developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic caused by infections with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, mainly spread by contact with respiratory droplets or aerosols containing the virus.

If you follow the actions listed below this will help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other infections.

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get vaccinated Get vaccinated
Vaccination reduces the risk of developing COVID-19 and the spread of COVID-19. 
wash hands regularly Wash hands regularly
It is important to wash hands regularly to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other infections, even if you are vaccinated. 
cover mouth
socially distance
Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze and practice physical distancing
Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze and keep a physical distance from other people, to reduce the risk of inhaling droplets or aerosols that contain virus. 
stay home if unwell
wear a mask
Stay home if you are unwell and follow regulations
People who are unwell should stay home, avoid contact with other people and follow local health regulations. 
be aware of symptoms Be aware of COVID-19 symptoms
If you have COVID-19 symptoms or have had contact with a person who has COVID-19, get tested and follow local health regulations. 
seek medical advice Seek medical help
If you have a positive COVID-19 test result, seek medical help and follow local health regulations.

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