COVID-19 in Haiti

COVID-19 also known as the Coronavirus disease is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. People may carry the virus 1 to 14 days before developing any symptoms. The disease can be very serious and possibly even fatal. Prevention from obtaining the virus is to stay home as much as possible , keep a safe distance from others, wash your hands often, and cover your mouth. Haiti Clinic is working to get in front of the COVID-19 crisis to save lives. Our community health workers are working to prepare and respond to this emergency by setting up public hand washing stations, water supply, and sanitation activities. As the COVID-19 pandemic spikes, it will become much more difficult for the people of Haiti to stay protected due to close living conditions and limited access of supplies. Haiti Clinic is moving quickly to help prepare the most Haiti for the coming COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, due to this pandemic the effects on Haiti will be tremendous. Loss of wages, lives, and the ability of living an everyday life. But Haiti Clinic will stand in unity to protect and prepare Haiti as much as possible.