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Safety Message Ross County v Hamilton

Ahead of this weekends Premiership fixture with Hamilton at the Global Energy Stadium, Ross County would respectfully ask that anybody who has any cold or flu like symptoms does not attend the match.


While there is every chance that you may just have a cold or flu, it is imperative that we protect the health and well-being of all those who will be attending the match. This will also allow us to contain any potential spread of, what could be, coronavirus and ensures we are not taking any unnecessary risks with the safety of our supporters, staff or visiting personnel.

 

Our stewards will be briefed with the message that “anybody with cold or flu like symptoms should not be admitted entry to the match.”. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience that may be caused. Symptoms that may present themselves as concerning are: regular coughing, difficulty in breathing and fever like symptoms.

 

Infection can be spread within a 2-metre radius and can be inhaled through the lungs. Touching surfaces, objects or the hands of an infected person that has been contaminated with respiratory secretions and then touching their own mouth, nose or eyes (such as touching bannisters, door knobs or, shaking hands and touching your face).

 

Preventative measures:

  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands). Catch it, Bin it, Kill it.
  • Put used tissues in the bin straight away.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water often- use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
  • Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

 

If you are worried about symptoms, please call NHS on 111. Do not go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment.

 

If you become unwell, please follow these steps

  • Contact a steward who will take you to a room with our first aid team to isolate yourself away from others. Try to stay at least 2 metres away from other people.
  • Open a window for ventilation if you can, but otherwise touch objects and surfaces as little as possible.
  • Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do next.

 

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