Thorough hand washing
Wash for at least 20 - 30 seconds with enough soap (palms, back of the hand, fingertips, space between fingers, thumbs, fingernails, wrist). Touch water tap only with the elbow or a disposable towel. Dry hands thoroughly with a clean cloth. Support children and needy people if necessary.
Frequent hand washing
Wash hands when entering and leaving the youth hostel; before and after eating, going to the bathroom and after contact to other persons or surfaces.
Not touching your face
Avoid contact between hands and face. Use gloves if necessary (make sure to put be on and off correctly).
Coughing and sneezing correctly
Cough and sneeze into your elbow or a disposable tissue. Turn away from other people, wash hands directly afterwards.
Cover up wounds
Use plasters, bandages or creams; wash hands before and after handling.
At least 1.5m; if not possible use a protective mask.
Take care of cleanliness
Regular cleaning of clothes and shoes, cloths and products brought with you; separate used products, e.g. in laundry bags or plastic bags. Do not use the same product as others: e.g. different cutlery, separate towels, other toys.
Treat foods hygienically
Clean thoroughly before consumption (fruit, vegetables, snacks), store packaged; stay away from other people in the dining room.
Ventilate rooms regularly and several times a day, leave windows open if possible when leaving a room. Do not forget to switch off the heating.