How to help protect yourself from catching the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

12 Mar 2020

The health & safety of our customers, colleagues and contractors is our main priority.

If you are feeling unwell and have been asked to self-isolate, please make sure you inform us if we are due to visit you or if you have any concerns about paying your rent.

You can access the latest information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) here.

If you think you you may have been exposed to the virus whilst travelling here, you can find out what to do next here.

You can also access the World Health Organization’s Q&A’s here.

Good personal hygiene is one of the best ways you can protect yourself and others.

As a minimum, you should wash your hands after:

  1. Using the bathroom.

  2. Sneezing, blowing your nose or coughing.

  3. Touching a cut or open sore.

  4. Playing with pets.

  5. Using public transport.

  6. Smoking.

  7. AND BEFORE eating.

And to wash your hands effectively, you should:

  1. Soak hands in running water.

  2. Apply soap and scrub hands for at least 20 seconds, including between fingers and under nails.

  3. Rinse hands under running water

  4. Use a paper towel or tissue to turn off the tap.

  5. Dry hands using an air dryer or clean towel. 

  6. Use hand sanitiser when you are unable to access washing facilities.


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Anonymous – WHA Resident

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Mr & Mrs Holland – WHiA Customers

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Ms Heseltine – WHA Resident

“We couldn’t have navigated the benefits system without the fantastic help we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser”

Andrew & Eileen – WHA Residents

“I felt like a big weight had been lifted off my shoulders and that I had somebody on my side”

Barbara, WHA resident

Warrington Housing Association 

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