As Singapore moves into Phase Two of re-opening and Singaporeans return to workplaces or social activities, the risk of transmission will increase. Everyone needs to play their part to keep Singapore COVID-safe.

How do I minimise the risk of transmission?

Here are some steps to remember:  

For individuals and families

  • Maintain overall cleanliness and hygiene
    • Wash hands often with soap or hand sanitisers, especially after touching common spaces
    • Use a tissue when you sneeze or cough, and dispose of it properly
    • Throw used tissues and masks into trash bins
  • Wear a mask at all times when outside
  • Stay home if you fall ill, see a doctor and do not doctor-hop
  • Avoid sharing food and crockery. Clear used trays and crockery after meals if dining out
  • Avoid shaking hands, consider other forms of greetings instead
  • Practise safe-distancing, avoid crowded areas and minimise time spent outside
  • Pay special attention to seniors and other vulnerable groups. For example, you could bring them groceries and other essentials.
  • Facilitate contact tracing efforts by downloading TraceTogether, and using SafeEntry wherever it is used

At work

  • Employees to telecommute by default, where possible
  • Employers to implement a safe-management system:
    • Work-from-home arrangements, staggered working hours and breaks, split team arrangements
    • Regular disinfection of common touch points
    • Keep 1 metre apart at all times
    • Employers to monitor employee’s health and have evacuation plans in the event of a confirmed case
  • Avoid physical meetings
  • Avoid socialising with colleagues at and outside of the workplace. Connect via other digital means instead.
  • Avoid planning events that could draw large numbers of employees

At school

  • Students to remain in their respective classes and avoid mingling with students from other classes, including during recess and break times
  • Students should head home after school and school-related activities

For seniors



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