Health

What you should and shouldn’t do to stay safe before, during, and after the cyclone “Nivar”

If you are not careful, unexpected cyclones, floods, or rain can cause fatal illness. Given the turbulent weather forecast, here is a list of what you should and should not follow to maintain your health, safety and protection.

What to do to stay healthy

  1. Maintain personal hygiene.
  2. Strengthen your immunity.. If you have a weak immune system, you may be an easy target for most infections. The best way to start a defense system is to include vitamin C, fruits, and fresh vegetables in your diet.It is also advisable to drink green tea, which helps boost immunity.
  3. Wear clean, dry clothes and shoes.. Wet clothing and footwear are often habitats for microorganisms.Therefore, wear clean and dry clothes
  4. A beautiful house. Logging on rainy days can be a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Spray a safe disinfectant and use repellents to keep insects away.
  5. Drink boiling water or chlorine water.. Avoid juices and contaminated water as they carry the risk of waterborne infections. Always store drinking water in a clean place and drink only chlorinated or boiled water.
  6. Get wet in the rain and take a bath.. If it gets wet in the rain, take a bath and dry your hair immediately.Wet hair and clothing can attract the virus that causes the flu
  7. wash hands..Always wash your hands with soap or hand wash

Don’t stay healthy

  1. Don’t get wet in the rain
  2. Do not eat at the roadside stalls
  3. Do not enter the AC room when it is wet
  4. Do not let water collect around the house
  5. Don’t let your child play in a puddle

If you have to leave the house with flash floods:

  1. Turn on your car’s headlights as other drivers are most likely to see you while driving
  2. Make sure the windshield viper is in good condition
  3. Do not drive or walk near drains on the road
  4. Avoid damaged buildings
  5. Keep away from broken wires, utility poles and other sharp objects

For emergency medical dial 1066

For immediate consultation with your doctor, download the Apollo 24/7 app online and consult

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