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Coronavirus Disease (covid-19): How to care for a person with covid-19 at home — Advice for caregivers

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  • Website: Public Health Agency of Canada (aging & seniors)
  • Resource type: Fact sheet

Summary - The message of this resource is:

If you are caring for someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, it is very important that you stay safe and healthy by taking the proper precautions. Follow the guidelines set by the Public Health Agency of Canada in this resource to do your best to stay healthy.

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safety, community, pandemic

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Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?

Step 2 - Transparency

Is it clear who developed the resource and how?

Step 3 - Usability

Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?

Rated on: 4/24/2020 12:42:39 PM

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