COVID-19 is no longer a public health emergency, so it’s important to protect yourself and follow some tips to take care of yourself.
With the World Health Organization (WHO) ending the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are asking themselves, how do I take care of myself and protect my family?
Here we will give you some care tips that will help you to continue with your life, but always pay attention to your health. Battery then!
How to take care of yourself after the COVID-19 pandemic is over?
However, the WHO pointed out that despite the end of the emergency phase, the pandemic has not ended, so it is necessary to take some precautions.
Many people who suffer from this disease experience sadness, anxiety, changes in appetite, difficulty concentrating, among other symptoms.
Description of the picture for the visually impaired: In the picture a girl wearing a mask is reading and raises her hand. (Credit: UNICEF Guatemala)
What next after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic?
In the aftermath of the pandemic, it is important to reinforce certain aspects as a society, according to UNICEF:
- To enhance and improve the quality of nutrition education
- Lower the prices of healthy products
- Help and protect the most vulnerable groups
- Promoting physical activity and providing open spaces for its achievement
- Take care of yourself: Eat a healthy diet, try to be physically active, get plenty of sleep and rest.
- Do activities that you enjoy and find relaxing. This will help strengthen your emotional health and also prevent you from worrying excessively or having negative thoughts.
Description of the photo for the visually impaired: Image of tips for caring for the heart. (Credit: PAHO)
Correct vaccination in children
A UNICEF study indicated that public perception of the importance of childhood vaccinations declined during the pandemic.
For this reason, some institutions such as the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance in Guatemala have launched campaigns to vaccinate children.
In addition, reports indicate that children born just before or during the pandemic are becoming older at the age at which they normally should have received vaccinations.
Description of the picture for the visually impaired: In the image a nurse injects a child in the leg. (credit: WHO)
For this reason, it is important that they reach people who were not vaccinated and prevent disease outbreaks.
It is also important that people take care of their mental health, as it has been affected in many cases. Battery then!