Given the rapidly changing situation with Cornoravirus COVID 2019 Wick Harbour Authority are closely monitoring new developments, taking measures to mitigate against any impact to our operations. The Harbour Authority will continue to follow the instructions, advice and guidance from the governing authorities and experts as it becomes available.
What Can You Do? Primary Control Measures from Health Protection Scotland
Everyone can reduce the risk of getting or spreading any respiratory infections (including COVID-19) by adopting the following effective prevention and treatment measures:
Maintaining good hand hygiene, including regularly washing your hands with soap after coughing, sneezing or going to the toilet, and prior to eating and drinking.
Please follow this hand cleaning technique advice sheet and wash hands for 20 seconds. http://www.nipcm.hps.scot.nhs.uk/appendices/appendix-1-best-practice-how-to-hand-wash/
Covering your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing with disposable tissues and disposing of them immediately in nearest bin after use.
Avoiding contact with people who are unwell or that have a respiratory illness and avoid using their personal items such as their mobile phone.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
Health Protection Scotland– https://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/a-to-z-of-topics/covid-19/
World Health Organization– https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019