Instructions for children and adolescents staying at home within the context of the Joint Ministerial Decision regarding measures to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2


· Avoid meetings and congregations anywhere (e.g. cafes, cinemas)

· Avoid extra-curricular activities involving groups of people

· Discourage meetings at friends’ homes, restaurants or malls

· Ensure/endorse distance-learning activities (e-learning)

· Avoid contact with persons who have chronic health conditions and/or belong to vulnerable groups

· Wash hands often and thoroughly using soap and water or an alcohol hand sanitizer

· Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.  Immediately dispose of the used tissue in a trash bin.  If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your elbow.

· Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth

· Avoid close contact (hand-shaking, hugging and kissing)

· Avoid contact with persons who have symptoms of infection

· In case of symptoms, stay at home and contact a doctor or the National Public Health Organization (EODY)



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education