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MOH Health Advisory for Persons Issued Stay-Home Notice

HEALTH ADVISORY FOR PERSONS ISSUED STAY-HOME NOTICE


WHO SHOULD BE ISSUED A STAY-HOME NOTICE

 1. Singapore residents (i.e. Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents), long-term pass holders (i.e. Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, Long-Term Visit Pass) and foreign employees issued with a work pass who fulfil any of the following conditions will be required to remain in their place of residence at all times for a 14-day period, under the Stay-Home Notice (SHN) measure: 

 a. Returning to Singapore from 18 February 2020, 2359 hrs with travel history to mainland China (outside of Hubei province1) in the last 14 days; 

 b. Returning to Singapore from 26 February 2020, 2359 hrs with travel history to Daegu city (Republic of Korea) or Cheongdo county (Republic of Korea) in the last 14 days; 

 c. Returning to Singapore from 4 March 2020, 2359 hrs with travel history to Iran, northern Italy², or Republic of Korea in the last 14 days; or

 d. Returning to Singapore from 15 March 2020, 2359 hrs with travel history to Italy, France, Germany, or Spain in the last 14 days.  

 2. Singapore residents, long-term pass holders, foreign employees issued with a work pass and short-term visitors who exhibit fever and/or other symptoms of respiratory illness and are required to undergo a COVID-19 swab test at the checkpoints will also be required to remain in their place of residence at all times for a 14-day period, under the SHN measure. 

 3. The SHN period will commence from the day of return to Singapore³. Persons under SHN may resume regular activities after the 14-day period if they remain well. 

 

WHAT MUST BE DONE DURING THE STAY-HOME NOTICE PERIOD

 4. You must remain in your place of residence at all times during the 14-day period. Do not leave your residence, even if it is to purchase food and essentials. If necessary, you may opt for home delivery services or enlist the assistance of others for your daily necessities.

 5. You should minimise contact with others, and avoid having visitors to your residence. You should maintain a record of persons you come into close contact with during this period.

 

CHECK FOR SYMPTOMS

 6. Monitor your health closely, i.e. twice daily for fever (i.e. ≥ 38°C) and respiratory symptoms such as cough and breathlessness.

  

OBSERVE GOOD PERSONAL HYGIENE

 7. Maintain good personal hygiene, including regular hand washing with soap and water. Flush the toilet after use, and wash your hands before and after handling food or eating, and after going to the toilet.  

 8. Do not touch your face. 

 9. Cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing.

 10. Maintain good indoor ventilation. 

 11. Carry out frequent cleaning of your place of residence. 

 12. Do not share food, crockery, utensils and other personal hygiene items. 

 

MINISTRY OF HEALTH
13 MARCH 2020