Hand washing is one of the preventive measures for the Covid-19 virus. However, if you do not wash your hands properly or do not wash properly, the prevention will not be effective. Here are some precautions when washing your hands, especially with children.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer licensed by the Department of Health.
  • Cover the mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, then put the paper in the trash.
  • When your hands are dirty, you should limit contact with areas such as eyes, nose, mouth.
  • Do not contact and do not share utensils with someone who has symptoms of a cold such as fever, cough, runny nose, or aches.
  • See your health care provider right away if you have signs of respiratory infection, especially when you are returning from an infected area or contact someone who is returning from an infected area.
  • Clean and disinfect commonly used items.

City International Hospital instructs you to wash your hands with soap properly.

 Dr. Nguyen Bach Hue, Head of the Pediatrics Department, City International Hospital, said that to prevent the disease for children, both parents and children must form a habit of regularly washing hands with soap several times a day. Caregivers should pay attention to washing hands before preparing food, after using the toilet, changing diapers, diapers ...

 Regular hand washing not only prevents coronavirus disease, but also helps to reduce gastrointestinal diseases such as digestive disorders, flatulence, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, lazy eating, malabsorption. Dyspepsia easily leads to malnourished children, slow growth both physically and mentally, weakened immune system.

Handwashing helps to prevent gastrointestinal diseases, especially the Covid-19 virus.

Dr. Hue recommends that when seeing children with signs or symptoms of digestive disorders, it is necessary to immediately bring them to medical facilities for specialists to review, diagnose the cause of the disease as well as apply methods to treat it. right treatment. Do not arbitrarily give children antibiotics, abdominal pain or diarrhea, constipation without the appointment of a doctor, can make the baby's illness more serious, affecting health later.

 Babies should be breastfed exclusively during the first 6 months of life to boost their immune system. Maintain a scientific and sensible diet, the nutritional menu for children needs to be diverse and rich in vitamins. Keep the body clean as well as the surrounding environment for children. Limit antibiotics when children are sick, fully vaccinated.

City International Hospital (CIH)

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: 

City International Hospital

  • Phone: (8428) 6280 3333, ext. 0
  • Address: No. 3, 17A Street, Binh Tri Dong B Ward, Binh Tan Dist. (Next to AEON Mall Binh Tan). Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Website: https://cih.com.vn/en/
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Pharmacity Clinic (Managed by City International Hospital)

  • Clinic location: 44 Quoc Huong, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Helpline: (028) 700 3350 - 093 357 6086
  • Clinic hours: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Consultation fee: 70,000 dong per visit. 

General disclaimer

 Always consult your doctor regarding any concern about your health. Your doctor will be in the best position to give the appropriate medical advice. For suspected undesirable drug reaction and seek medical attention immediately.