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COVID Community Testing resumed says Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health Agriculture Sports and Human Services would like to announce COVID-19 Community Testing on Friday February 12 2021 in Providenciales. This will be held at the National Stadium (Venetian Road) between 9am- 12pm.

This exercise will be operated on a “first-come-first-served” basis. The public is reminded to maintain physical distance of at least 6 feet, wear a face covering/mask and to bring any form of identification and a pen for this exercise.

Additional opportunities to get tested for Covid-19 will be announced in coming weeks.

The public should be reminded of the Health Protocols to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:

1. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

2. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

3. Maintain social distancing of 6 feet between persons.

4. Wear face coverings in public settings (covering nose and mouth).

5. Avoid mass gatherings or crowds.

6. Cover your coughs and sneezes with your elbow or use disposable tissues.

7. Comply with public health measures.

8. Stay home where possible.

9. If you have symptoms of Covid-19 which include; cough, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath, fever, diarrhea, loss of sense of taste or smell-please stay home and contact the Health Hotlines on 232 9444 or 333 0911

10. Do not visit health care facilities if you have symptoms or signs of Covid-19, call the Health Hotlines for guidance unless your symptoms are severe

11. If you are under quarantine by the Public Health Team, please remain at home and comply with the guidance provided to you.

12. If you are contacted by the Public Health Team as a part of contact tracing activities, please provide all of the information requested to assist them in their investigations

13. Refrain from speculation and spreading rumors

14. Stay informed with the latest information from the Ministry of Health by visiting our website on https://www.gov.tc/moh/coronavirus/

15. Consult with your healthcare provider regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and register online: https://covidvaccineregistration.gov.tc/

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