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Healthy at Home

Stay healthy at home

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic means that more of us are staying home and limiting our social interactions and outings. Our efforts are paying off and we’re doing a great job at slowing the spread of the virus. However, we know it’s a challenging time for many and it’s easy to put our health on hold.

During these times it's so important to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Things like keeping active, putting your mental wellbeing first and enjoying a healthy balanced diet can help strengthen your immune system and lower the risk of depression and anxiety.

From food and physical activity, to mental wellbeing and working from home, we’ve created this toolkit to help you stay healthy at home.

The basics

In order to protect yourself, your loved ones and the community, there are 5 ways to help slow the spread of viruses.

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1.Stay at home as much as possible, especially if you’re sick
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2.Keep 1.5 metres away from others
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3.Always cover your cough and sneezes
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4.Wash your hands regularly with soap and water
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5.Avoid touching your face, nose and mouth

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Safe and well at home


We could all benefit from having a healthy routine, drinking less alcohol and practising good hygiene at home. Here are some tips to help you keep safe and well.

Active at home


Keeping active while spending more time at home will help your physical health and your mental wellbeing.
Here are some exercises and workouts you can do to stay active without leaving home.

Eating at home


Although takeaway may be tempting, maintaining a balanced diet is essential to overall good health.
Here are some simple recipes and tips for you to try.

Mental wellbeing at home


Looking after our mental wellbeing during times of crisis is just as important as looking after our physical health.
Here are some tips to help look after ourselves and those around us.

Working at home


Make working from home comfortable and productive with these handy tips.

Fun at home


Looking for some fun, at-home activities to keep you busy? We’ve got you covered.

Gardening at home


Gardening is a great way to get some fresh air and physical activity, even if you only have a small space.