Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) UNICEF Turkmenistan information centre
The latest COVID-19 news and resources, as well as tips to protect you and your family.
Work of UNICEF Turkmenistan on COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of children and their families around the world as health systems buckle, borders close, and schools and businesses shutter.
UNICEF partners with the Government of Turkemnistan to promote safe hygiene practices and prevent the spread of pandemic. On this page UNICEF brings facts and resources, bringing trustworthy tips and guidance to parents, caregivers and educators.
Latest updates and features on COVID-19
Tips and guidance
Videos and animations
Please meet Mergen and Merjen, featured in the series of animated videos on hygiene promotion.
UNICEF Turkmenistan and the State Committee on TV and Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography developed a series of hygiene promotion videos featuring famous children's actor Ashir Dade.
How to wear a mask correctly?
How to be protected from infections at school?
How can I avoid the risk of infection?
- Wash your hands frequently using soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub
- Cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue when coughing or sneezing. Dispose of used tissue immediately
- 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