A Coronavirus Guide For At Home Care

How to help someone who has COVID-19 at home

About It.

We created this document to attempt to walk you through what you may need to do to care for yourself or someone else who has COVID-19 in your home. Please make sure you are seeking guidance from a licensed medical professional and not taking medical advice off of the internet.

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Last Update: 6 April 2020
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Home Care Guide

The cover of 'A COVID-19 Guide to Home Care' comic.

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COVID-19 is affecting people all over the world; this information could help a lot of sick people recover without spreading it to others. Please feel free to translate this document into any language and share it with others. You can share your translation, offer to make a translation, or request a translation at coronavirus@goinvo.com.

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Make your Translation

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A) Work in Google Docs directly
1. Go to the English version of the guide in Google Docs
2. File > Make a Copy
3. Edit the text directly
4. Let us know you are done and send the Google Doc link to coronavirus@goinvo.com

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B) Work on a local file and upload after
1. Go to the English version of the guide in Google Docs
2. File > Download > Microsoft Word (.docx)
3. Edit the text in Microsoft Word
4. Go to Google Docs, then File > Open > Select your finished translated file
5. Review and fix any formatting issues the document has from being transferred to Google Docs
6. Let us know you are done and send the Google Doc link to coronavirus@goinvo.com

Update your Translation

We realize our translators are volunteers, so there is no obligation to continue to be responsible for continuing to update the translation. However, should you want to help update a translation, please check this Google Spreadsheet. Here you can easily track any of the changes made to the English guide, which will generally serve as the main source of content for the other translations. We recommend checking this spreadsheet once a week or biweekly. After making an update, please update the date at the beginning of the document to let readers know the extent to which the translation is updated.

Contributors

  • John Wilbanks
  • Colleen Tang Poy
  • Harper Reed
  • Craig McGinley
  • Juhan Sonin

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