Author: Health First
In this Health Matters, Dr Michelle gives a shout out to the Five Up smartphone App, a way of connecting neighbourhoods and communities together so that they can help and support each other, particularly useful in these COVID-19 times. Find out more: https://www.fiveup.org/english
Dr Michelle explains the advice to avoid ibuprofen for COVID-19 symptoms – take paracetamol instead. You can find a list of ibuprofen and paracetamol-based drugs available in Switzerland here: https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/haeufig-gestellte-fragen.html
Dr Michelle explains the new advice from the Federal Office of Public Health for workplaces, including special measures for those at higher risk of developing severe illness.
As everyone will be aware, there is a lot of information and alarm out there regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This message is just to reassure you all that at HealthFirst, we take the health of our course participants and our own team seriously. We…