PREVENTIVE MEASURES

1. Troop Contributing Nations and Host Nations' procedures are to be applied in any case.

2. Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the World Health Organization website, European Center for Disease prevention and Control (ECDC) and through your national and local public health authority. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and protect others by following basic hygiene guidelines.

3. Wash your hands frequently;

• Regularly and thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water.

4. Maintain social distancing;

• Maintain at least 1 meter (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing; this includes kissing on cheeks.

• hen someone coughs or sneezes the small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.

• "No-handshake-courtesy-policy" to be accepted and applied wherever possible.

5. Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth;

• Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.

6. Practice respiratory hygiene;

• Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.

• Droplets spread virus. By following good respiratory hygiene you protect the people around you from viruses such as cold, flu and COVID-19.

7. If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early;

• Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow directions given by your local health authority. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent spread of viruses and other infections. If you are in doubt about your health status with reference to COVID-19, don't enter your office for the time being. Contact immediately your health care personnel, your national authorities and your NATO next superior.

8. Stay informed and follow advice given by your healthcare provider;

• Stay informed on the latest developments about COVID-19. Follow advice given by your healthcare provider, your national and local public health authority or your employer on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

• National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on whether COVID-19 is spreading in your area. They are best placed to advise on what people in your area should be doing to protect themselves.

9. Avoiding unprotected contact with farm or wild animals;

• Farm and wild animals potentially carry other dangerous viruses besides COVID- 19, use precautionary actions such as using gloves to handle farm and wild animals.