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Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools

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IFRC, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies,UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund,WHO, World Health Organization

This guidance document provides considerations and practical checklists on how to protect children and schools from the COVID-19 (corona) virus.

The new guidance offers helpful tips and checklists for parents and caregivers, as well as children and students. Actions include:

  • Monitoring children’s health and keeping them home from school if they are ill;
  • Encouraging children to ask questions and express their concerns; and
  • Coughing or sneezing into a tissue or your elbow and avoid touching your face, eyes, mouth and nose.

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