About the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Dear Patients and Visitors,
Kameda Medical Center is committed to patient, visitor and staff safety, ensuring infection control measures throughout the Kameda group.All staff are trained to perform infection control practices under the leadership of the infection control team. We have been accredited by both the ISO and JCI which are known for its strict infection control guidelines.
We advise visitors and patients to wash hands regularly and use masks if they have any symptoms such as a fever associated with a cough orsneezing. Coughing into your sleeve is also an effective way to limit transmission of respiratory pathogens. Please feel free to use the hand sanitizer gel dispensers at our hospital entrances.
Please note the areas where annual check-up (Ningen Dock) is performed are not connected directly to the inpatient wards or clinics. We evaluate all patients for potential COVID-19 infection.
For effective hand washing, see this excellent 1:26 minute video from the WHO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PmVJQUCm4E
From the Center for Disease Control (CDC)
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:
|Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
|Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
|Stay home when you are sick.
|Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
|Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
|Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
|If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and waterif hands are visibly dirty.
For information about handwashing, see CDC’s Handwashing website