COVID-19 Crew Care Plans
Note: This plan will be adapted and expanded as we get more details.
The health and welfare of our crew are our top priority. Our Crew Physician and Infection Prevention and Control Nurse have developed a care plan for crew in case of a respiratory virus - particularly COVID-19. More information can be provided once you're onboard.
COVID-19 RESPIRATORY VIRUS CARE PLAN FOR CREW
The recently identified novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) presents with symptoms like the common cold, including: Sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, chills, and fatigue. Other symptoms could include shortness of breath or those typical of Influenza virus, such as fever, headache, dry cough and muscle aches.
If you feel you may have a respiratory virus infection:
Remain in your cabin to reduce spread unless advised otherwise by crew clinic.
Get plenty of rest and drink fluids.
Remember, you are contagious for several days before you begin to experience symptoms up through 1 to 2 weeks after your symptoms begin, depending on the virus.
The Crew Clinic is there to advise and care for you.
You may be placed on modified cabin isolation, which means you can go get your meals IF wearing a mask and washing hands with soap and water before leaving cabin and washing with hand sanitizer in the dining room line, then returning to your cabin immediately.
Tips in case of illness:
> AVOID all public places on the ship (including Café, Midship, Ship Shop)
> You may go on the upper deck to get out, but wear a mask
> Wear a mask when out of cabin or in multi-berths when roommates are present
> Wash your hands frequently; use soap & water, & hand sanitizer
> Wipe down surfaces with sanitizing wipes or solution frequently
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