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VALUABLE INFORMATION

COVID-19 PREVENTATIVE MEASURES

Hands@2x

Wash your hands regularly with soap or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

Touching eyes@2x

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

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Coughing@2x

Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Coughing in elbow@2x

Cover your cough or sneeze with a flexed elbow or a tissue, then throw the tissue in the bin.

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Cleaning phone@2x

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

GETTING PrEP ON YOUR MEDICAL AID

Here are the top 10 medical aids that will cover you for PrEP if you fill in a prescribed minimum benefits form (PMB) and submit it. You can download a PMB form from your medical aid’s website.
• Bankmed
• Bestmed
• Bonitas
• Discovery
• Fedhealth
• Keyhealth
• Medimed
• Rumed
• Sisonke
• Suremed

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Let’s talk about STIs

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Coping With Trauma

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