How Mother and Child Charity (MACC) is responding to the pandemic
At Mother and Child Charity, we take the threat of coronavirus (“COVID-19”) very seriously and have put measures in place to protect the health and safety of our staff and people in the communities that we serve based on the guidance that the CDC, WHO, and local authorities are offering. We are taking all the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to the communities we serve. Our preparedness measures include reinforcing hygiene practices, defining isolation procedures in case of contamination, ensuring masks for all staff and volunteers, securing equipment, and more.
Nationwide the CDC now recommends everyone — sick or healthy — wear a face mask in places where it can be hard to stay 6 feet apart, like grocery stores. That’s because studies show people who don’t have symptoms, or are asymptomatic, can still spread coronavirus. Before you buy or make a mask, learn which type is best and how to wear it. When someone who has coronavirus coughs, sneezes, or talks, they send tiny droplets with the virus into the air. People can spread the virus this way, even if they don’t show symptoms. That’s where a mask can help. A face mask covers your mouth and nose. When you’re sick, it can help block the release of virus-filled droplets into the air when you cough or sneeze. If you’re healthy, it can help protect you from those droplets. This helps slow the spread of COVID-19.
Visit the CDC’s (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) website for more information and different mask DIY.
Visit www.coronavirus.gov also for more detailed information. This page will be updated regularly at noon Mondays through Fridays. Numbers close out at 4 p.m. the day before reporting.