How to test yourself for Coronavirus

How to test yourself for Coronavirus

Vocabulary Chunks related to COVID 19 to learn from video :

  • many people with covid19 have mild or even no symptoms
  • can spread the virus
  • with regular self-testing
  • we can slow the spread
  • help protect the most vulnerable in our families
  • please read the instructions in your kit
  • take the test
  • you’re going to swab your throat and your nose
  • if you’ve had a nosebleed
  • swab the other nostril or wait 24 hours
  • if you have a nose piercing
  • use the items in the test kit once only you cannot re-use them
  • take a throat swab
  • use hand sanitizer
  • a sealed wrapper
  • an extraction tube holder
  • an extraction tube
  • ensure you clean the surface
  • wash or sanitize your hands
  • being careful not to spill any of the fluid
  • pour in all the fluid
  • it is important that the fabric end of the swab does not touch your teeth, tongue or gums
  • you now need to swab the inside of your nostril
  • insert the same swab inside of your nostril
  • open the lid and place the fabric tip off the swab
  • place two drops of fluid on the specimen
  • read your results
  • you must wait 30 minutes to find out your proper result
  • If after 30 minutes you still only have one line next to “C” your result is negative
  • if you have two lines then your result is positive
  • if your result is positive you and your household must self-isolate
  • following government guidelines
  • then your test is invalid
  • follow the instructions carefully
  • a covid19 infection
  • you should seek medical advice
  • report a positive result
  • monitor the spread of the virus
  • place all the used test kit contents in the waste bag provided
  • place in your household waste
Social Distancing – What does it mean?

Social Distancing – What does it mean?

We explore one of the most widely used phrases of the past couple of weeks, social distancing.
What does it mean? Is it important? Should we care? These kids will explain!
We also give you 6 tips on how to navigate this unique period we are all facing.

***UPDATE: At the time of filming, 3 feet (1 metre)  was the recommended distance for Social Distancing. It has since been updated to 6 feet (2 metres) .***

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video

Should we abide by it
Minimizing the contact we have with other people
Reduce the spread of the virus
The intent behind social distancing is to slow the rate of the epidemic
To flatten the curve
It will help the health care system
Overcrowding our hospitals
Get control of the virus
Professional sporting events are being suspended for a period of time
We are being asked to socially distance ourselves from other people
It can save thousands of lives today
You are doing your part

Help flatten the curve
Use this time to explore, discover and create

6 Simple tips
Wash your hands often
Cover your cough
Don’t touch your face
Stay at least 2 metres away from people
Get outside –  Avoid close contact with people in public
Connect remotely, thanks to technology you can still interact with them remotely