KLS response to Corona Virus (as of 13Mar20)

13th Mar 2020

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At Katherine Low Settlement we are monitoring the situation daily of the spread of Corona Virus (Covid-19) and following the government’s advice.

  1. We’re open

We are currently open for business. Our services are running normally for now.

  1. What we’re doing
  •  We’re all washing our hands often.
  • We’ve increased the cleaning of our building including door handles, banisters and communal areas.
  • We’re staying calm and not panicking.
  • We’re following government advice and monitoring the situation daily.
  1. What you can do to help
  •  Please wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds when you enter our centre.
  • Continue washing your hands throughout the day.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in a bin and then wash your hands.
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean.
  • If you feel ill – have a high temperature or a new continuous cough – then stay at home (self-isolate) for 7 days until you recover.
  • Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell. If you are then don’t come in: self-isolate.
  • If you can’t make it in, for whatever reason, then let us know (give us a call or email us).
  1. We will provide regular updates

The situation will change over the coming weeks and months as more people catch the virus. We will send a regular update to communicate what’s happening here at Katherine Low Settlement.

  1. Contact us

If you have any concerns or worries then do let us know on 020 7223 2845 and [email protected]

  1. Other useful information

NHS 111: If you are worried about your symptoms or those of a family member, friend, neighbour, please call NHS 111

UK government: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

Public Health England: https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/

NHS: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

 

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