Thank You for Washing Your Hands
Meals Proactive Response to the Coronavirus
This is a special message to you, our valued customers. The novel coronavirus is here without giving us a "heads-up." I want to let you know that "Meals" has implemented what we are calling "A Counter-Defense Against the Coronavirus." This simply means that we are informing you of what actions you will see us take to create a barrier between the virus and the people. We will do our part. We ask you to join us in protecting one another. If you are reading this page, we ask that you visit our Facebook page and "like" us. By doing so, we are all avowing to be our Brothers and Sisters Keeper.
Meals Staff's Pledge
The World Health Organization (WHO) advises that standard recommendations to reduce exposure to and transmission of a range of illnesses are maintained. These include:
proper hand hygiene
cough/cold hygiene practices
safe food practices
avoiding close contact, when possible, with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.
before starting work
before handling cooked or ready-to-eat food
after handling or preparing raw food
after handling waste
after cleaning duties
after using the toilet
after blowing nose, sneezing or coughing
after eating drinking or smoking
after handling money
after touching objects: cell phones, keys, and other personal items.
ensure that staff are trained appropriately in food hygiene
ensure effective supervision of staff to reinforce hygienic practices
provide the correct facilities, (e.g., hand washing, toilets, to enable staff to practice good hygiene
ensure staff report any physical symptoms/signs, before commencing work or while in the workplace
keep vigilant and ensure that staff are not ill and are fit to work.
With this pledge, we value and speak wellness for all.