Stop the Spread of COVID-19: A Simple Guide from Passion Family Dental North Lakes

by | Mar 23, 2020 | COVID-19

With the COVID-19 outbreak, your North Lakes dentist is encouraging people to take necessary measures to prevent its spread.

From picking objects up to turning knobs, we’re touching surfaces contaminated with pathogens.

These pathogens can be picked up by our hands and get into the body through mucous membranes on the face — eyes, nose, and mouth — that act as pathways to the throat and lungs.

Follow the simple steps to prevent getting sick:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water. Wash them for 20 seconds, and help young children do the same. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. Viruses that cause colds can enter your body this way and make you sick
  • Stay away from people who are sick. Sick people can spread viruses through close contact with others.

If you have serious symptoms, call 000 for urgent medical help.

Symptoms include:

  • Fever
  • Coughing
  • Sore throat
  • Fatigue, and
  • Shortness of breath

We can all help to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Australia. Watch this video for more information on protecting yourself from the virus.

At Passion Family Dental North Lakes, we have stepped up measures to safeguard all our staff and patients, while at the same time, ensuring that high-quality dental services continue to deliver and provide optimum oral health to those in need.

Please do not hesitate to call us should you have any concerns. Call us on (07) 3465 1199.

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