COVID-19 Response in Gabon
Latest information on COVID 19 and what we need to know to protect ourselves and our loved ones
What you need to know about COVID-19
The situation of COVID-19 is evolving rapidly and things have changed drastically in a few months. Information on the virus and how to protect ourselves continues to pour to the public .
Knowing the facts is key to being properly prepared and protecting yourself and your loved ones. Sadly, there’s a lot of information out there that is incorrect. Misinformation during a health crisis leaves people unprotected and vulnerable to the disease and spreads fear and stigmatization.
All genuine information can be found on the UNICEF website, including information on how to protect yourself and loved ones from the virus. People can also see the WHO website for further updated information.
Please help us fight misinformation about COVID-19. Share this information with your family, friends and colleagues to help ensure people have the facts about COVID-19 and can protect their health.
Here are the four steps you can take to keep you and your family safe
Wash your hands frequently using soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub
Cover your mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue when coughing or sneezing, dispose of used tissue immediately, and wash your hands
Avoid close contact with anyone who has cold or flu-like symptoms
Seek medical care early if you or your child has a fever, cough or difficulty breathing. Call the national health directory for first hand information or 1410 to flag an incident.