What should I do to keep my spirit up while in self-quarantine?
Being under quarantine can be frightening. To ensure that, you stay safe and do not lose confidence and hope, the Ghana Health Service has prescribed the following should be done to reduce anxiety.
♦ Talk to the other members of the family about the COVID-19. Understanding the disease will reduce anxiety.
♦Reassure young children using age-appropriate language whiles in COVID-19 self-quarantine
♦Think about how you have coped with difficult situations in the past and reassure yourself that you will cope with this situation too. Remember that quarantine won’t last for long.
♦Keep in touch with family members and friends via telephone, email or social media whiles doing the COVID-19 self-quarantine
♦Stock plenty of materials to read to keep your mind occupied.
♦Exercise regularly from your quarantine area.
♦Ensure that you drink at least 8 glasses of water every day to keep hydrated.
♦Eat all your meals in a timely manner.
By observing this COVID-19 self-quarantine will be more fun and relaxed. #Spreadcalmnotfear