If you think you might have contracted measles and you are worried about getting the disease, here are some tips for avoiding infection.1.
It’s always a good idea to wear gloves when handling and handling your hands.
It is a good rule to wash your hands thoroughly and keep your hands out of your mouth.2.
Wash your hands after using the toilet or shower.
Use soap and water only.3.
Wash hands after touching or eating with someone who has measles.4.
Wash all surfaces after touching and eating with another person who has been exposed to measles.5.
If you are sick, tell your health care provider.
If your doctor recommends not touching someone else, call the local public health department.6.
If possible, stay in your room and do not go out.
If that means leaving your room unattended, go to your room, wash your face, rinse your hands, and clean up.7.
If a health care worker has given you measles, ask them to call the health department for an urgent case report.8.
Wash clothes and shoes before entering a room or changing clothes.9.
Avoid the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in enclosed areas.
It will help keep the spread of the disease at bay.10.
Keep the temperature below 38 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) and not exceed 37 degrees Celsius (-2 degrees Fahrenheit).11.
Never touch surfaces where you have been exposed.
This is especially important in the bathroom, a common place for people to touch each other.
If there is a droplet of measles on your hand, take it to a health professional.12.
Don’t wear masks or gloves.
People who are coughing or sneezing should not wear masks.13.
Wear a hat if you are coughing.
The number one way to protect against measles is to wear a hat.
If someone is coughing, they need to cover their mouth and nose with a hat or other cover.
If the person does not want to cover, they may need to use a mask.14.
Do not take someone else’s temperature if you have not been tested.
If this is not possible, take your temperature and keep it under a non-contaminated person’s supervision.15.
Make sure your children are safe and that they are not exposed to the virus.
If they are, tell the family member.16.
If measles has not spread to someone, contact the health care professional.
This will prevent you from spreading the disease to others.17.
Be cautious with children in public.
If anyone who has the disease sneezes, coughs, or has fever, the person who is sneezed may spread the virus to other people.18.
If people who are contagious are sick and contagious are spreading the virus, they should not be left alone with other people for more than 24 hours.19.
Do NOT wear gloves to use the bathroom or shower because this can spread the disease.
Do wear gloves for cleaning surfaces after using them.20.
Wear eye protection.
Always wear eye protection if you wear glasses or contact lenses.
The goggles that you wear when playing sports, working or watching television, and for the sun, must be removed before leaving the room.
Wear protective clothing and shoes when outdoors.
Keep shoes in the car, in a closet, or in the glove compartment of the car.22.
Keep children out of the house when there are people who have been infected.
It can be a good plan to keep them out of other people’s homes.23.
Don ‘t leave your kids unattended in public places, even in enclosed spaces.
The health department recommends that children stay at home and not go outside.24.
Keep kids home from school and out of public places.
When school is out, kids must stay home from home.
Children should stay home if they are sick or have been vaccinated, have a fever, cough, or sneeze.
They must also wear gloves.
If kids have been sick or vaccinated, they must go to the hospital immediately.25.
If an outbreak has been reported in a family, the child who has tested positive is notified to go to a hospital immediately and will be sent home with a medical evaluation.26.
Children who have not tested positive should be taken to a doctor immediately and stay there until the symptoms are gone.
The child will then go back to school.
If you have questions about this or other health issues, call 1-800-222-1222 or visit our web site.