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Corvid19 and work

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by berylc, Mar 17, 2020.

  1. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I work as a kitchen assistant in a care home for the elderly. The home has not restricted access into the home, so visitors come into the building daily. My concern is that I have to go into bedrooms and serve drinks to residents and family members. I'm worried that I may put myself at risk of the virus. I will not visit family or friends, or let any visit our house. I want to keep on going to work, so I thought about saying I can't do the tea trolley. Am I being over cautious do you think? I'm not going to shops either.
     
  2. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Wear a face mask and gloves if and when you deliver the cuppa... :D
     
  3. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    MASK? We don't have any masks! Only gloves, which I do wear.
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I purchased two boxes of P2 masks when the bushfires were raging around here in Bundaberg late last year, I only used a couple of masks in the smoke.
     
  5. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi @berylc ,

    How about a compromise.. Knock on the residents door if they have visitors.
    Stand well back as the visitor serves.
    Grab the truck when at a safe distance..?
     
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