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I am pregnant and use public transport. Should I still go to the clinic?

If possible, walk to the clinic to avoid being close to other people. If you need to take a taxi, try to sit with space between you and others. You should take the same precautions to avoid COVID-19 infection as other people. You can help protect yourself by doing the following: Wash hands as often […]

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May I still go to the clinic for family planning?

Yes. You will still be able to get family planning services from your local clinic. But try to find out if there are changes to the service. Be sure to continue with your family planning during this time to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Remember that condoms give you protection against pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted […]

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Should I still take my baby for immunisations?

Yes, your baby should still be taken for immunisations as usual. The government has said that immunisations are an essential service. If you can make your way to the clinic, please take the same precautions for you and your baby to avoid COVID-19 infection as other people. Wear a cloth mask. You can help protect […]

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Should I still go to the clinic during pregnancy?

Yes, pregnant women should continue attending their planned antenatal visits. Wear a cloth mask. When you arrive at the facility, you will be asked questions about COVID-19, have your temperature checked and asked to use hand sanitiser. Those women with symptoms (fever, dry cough, sore muscles, sore throat, difficulty breathing) will be cared for in […]