Be prepared (COVID-19)

Plan ahead

There are simple, practical things you can do to prepare in case you or someone in your household becomes ill or if COVID-19 becomes common in your community.

Make a plan that includes:

Shopping list

Food

  • dried pasta and rice
  • pasta sauces
  • canned soups, vegetables and beans
  • pet food

Hygiene

  • toilet paper
  • feminine hygiene products
  • diapers
  • facial tissue
  • soap
  • alcohol-based hand sanitizer

Health care

  • thermometer
  • fever-reducing medications (acetaminophen or ibuprofen for adults and children)

Cleaning

  • paper towels
  • plastic garbage bags
  • dish soap
  • laundry detergent
  • regular household cleaning products
  • hard-surface disinfectant, or if not available, concentrated (5%) liquid bleach and a separate container for dilution

Communicate

Stay informed

For more information on coronavirus:

1-833-784-4397 | canada.ca/coronavirus

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