“Most people can continue to go to work, school and other public places. You only need to stay away from public places (self-isolate) if advised to by the NHS 111 online coronavirus service or a medical professional.”
Continuing with your MeetUpMondays – follow common sense guidelines set out in the advice from the website sources offered below, with regards to cleaning of hands, surfaces and shared eating/drinking spaces.
Promote hand hygieneby making sure that staff, contractors, service users and visitors have access to hand washing facilities and providing alcohol based hand rub in prominent places.
Ensure any crockery and cutlery in shared kitchen areas is cleanedwith warm general purpose detergent and dried thoroughly before being stored for re-use.
Avoid leaving food stuffs exposed and open(e.g. crisps, cakes, open sandwiches) for communal sharing unless individually wrapped.
Individuals should: Wash hands oftenwith soap and water; or use alcohol based hand rub.
Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
* MeetUpMondays™ Host Venues: PLEASE LET US KNOW at MeetUpMondays™ HQ if you intend to suspend your MeetUpMondays at any point for a period of time, so that we can update the website and Facebook details and keep our MeetUpMondays public informed. *
A ‘Phone Tree:
Consider creating a simple Telephone Tree with your MeetUpMondays visitors now, so that everyone helps to check in on each other ahead of your MeetUps, but also to use as an alternative – if it becomes necessary to suspend MeetUpMondays for a time.
With a telephone tree, each person can call their two designated people for a chat, so that if it becomes necessary to self isolate, folk can still have a bit of a natter and a catch up to relieve any social isolation.
Amidst lots of conflicting information about Covid-19, we recommend taking a look at trusted sites which offer advice to the public and myth busting facts, such as: