COVID-19 prevention

COVID 19 Prevention and Management Activities


  • Creating adequate awareness among the citizens in Vellakovil via Banners, Phamlets, Vehicle announcements to take preventive measures against COVID 19.
  • Continuous monitoring of Corona control activities of all 85 streets.
  • Conducting regular review meetings then and there by adopting social distancing.
  • Helpline Control Room facilities available 24×7.
  • Disinfection activities done through Hand sprayers, Mist Blowers and Other Vehicles on regular basis in all worship places, Public places, Government Hospitals and other public buildings.
  • Maintaining Social Distance in Grocery shops and Other Areas.
  • Free food is distributed in all Amma Ungavagam and also other needful areas.


  • Do wear a cloth covering on your face at all times when you are not at home.
  • Do wash your hands before you wear your mask. Only touch the ear loops.
  • Do practice good hand hygiene and wash your hands frequently.
  • Do cover your cough or sneeze. The best way to cough or sneeze is into your elbow and not your hands.
  • Do work from home. Do leave your home only for essential reasons, such as buying food or medication purposes.
  • Do move away from others who cough or sneeze.
  • Do wear a face mask and gloves if you are caring for a family someone who has tested positive for COVID 19.
  • Do participate in “social distancing” to blunt the spread of the virus.
  • Do self-quarantine yourself for 14 days if you come into contact with someone who tests positive for corona virus.


  • Don’t just tie a scarf around your face as that can be loose fitting and need more adjustment. Use a cloth covering that is more tight-fitting.
  • Don’t touch your eyes, nose, mouth or face without washing your hands.
  • Don’t interact with your pets if you think you may have symptoms concerning for COVID 19.
  • Don’t treat “social distancing” like a “vacation”.
  • Don’t share utensils or drinking glasses with others, including family members.
  • Don’t shake hands or give hugs as greetings. Use an alternative greeting that maintains 6-8 feet of distance.
  • Don’t visit your older relatives or community members, as they are the highest risk group.
  • Don’t go to public places like gyms, theatres, restaurants, saloon and beauty parlors
  • Consume foods which could increase immunity level.
  • Don’t be panic over COVID 19 as excess fear and stress will decrease the immunity in our body.