Not just Payal, Save your family from Dengue. There are many people especially children like Payal who are vulnerable to catching dengue. Dengue is a deadly fever that can result in hospitalisation and even death. Payal has joined forces to help people in preventing and treating dengue. Youc an also pledge your action to prevent dengue.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
The most important thing to be done to reduce the incidents of dengue is to remove the breeding grouds for disease causing mosquitoes and therefore stop them from spreading the deadly dengue.
Mosquitoes breed in standing water hence it is extremely important to allow the draining of water that gets collected during the rains.
COMMON BREEDING GROUNDS FOR DENGUE MOSQUITOES- discarded water tanks
- standing water
- standing water
- plastic cups, coconut shells, empty bottles, ant traps, tree holes, drums for water storage, cans, jars- any discarded object that can collect water
- blocked roof, tarpoline roofs
- discarded tyres, toilet tanks
-vases, flower pot-plant sheaths like banana
WHAT MUST YOU DO AT HOME- change standing water in flower vases and pots every alternate day
- Do not collect water in pails and buckets in the house.
- empty your kitchen sink of collected water in the vessels
-Clear water blockages of roofs/ in drains
-Empty dustbins everyday
- Cover toilet lids when going on a vacation
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO PROTECT YOURSELF
One must cover the exposed parts of the body with mosquito repellant lotion so that the dengue mosquitoes that are active during the day do not get the opportunity to bite people.
An early action can reduce the chances of people succumbing to dengue.
WATCH OUT FOR THE SIGNS
It pays to be alert to the symptoms of dengue...
· -Fever 40 degrees C
· -Weakness, headache, body pain. red spotson skin.
· Rush the patient to the hospital in cases of -
· -Vomiting, bleeding, abdominal pain, cold hands and feet, blue lips or drop in pressure.
Since prevention is better than cure, it helps to use products that will prevent the incidents of the disease causing mosquito bites.
All Out® is a complete line of pest control products that can be effectively used as a repellent to dengue spreading mosquitoes.
Provide hours of continuous mosquito protection for you and your family.
All Out® Power Slider allows you to adjust the intensity depending upon the number of mosquitoes.
One could keep this switched on to prevent mosquitoes from entering the room.
In case mosquitoes have entered the room, use aerosols.
Kill flies and mosquitoes on contact, including mosquitoes that may be carrying dengue.
All Out® Flying Insect Killer kills mosquitoes and houseflies without the harsh smell of traditional insecticides and leave behind a lavender scent.
Power shortage or poiwer cuts? Fear not.
Protect rooms in your home from mosquitoes without the use of electricity.All Out® Anti-Dengue Coils help protect your family from mosquitoes that may transmit dengue.
For those moments when you wish to enjoy the outdoors, use repellent creams, because children should not be kept indoors.
Provide effective mosquito protection so you can enjoy an outdoor life.
All Out® OFF! Personal Repellent feels light on your skin and repels mosquitoes for up to 6 hours.
HOW DO YOU CONTRIBUTE
- You can join the education campaign to help people understand how to prevent dengue
- You can share information on how dengue fever is caused and why it is important to prevent mosquitoes from breeding
- Educate people to use mosquitoes nets, prevent entry of mosquitoes at home and to use repellents like All Out
THINGS YOU CAN DO TO HELP PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM DENGUE- Arrange for blood platelets
-participate in Blood donation program to support with emergency blood
-financial help- to help buy blood
- spread the word- form communities that spread the word for call for help for blood.
- be active in the education of people- do not just tell
- partcipate in cleanliness programs
Give a missed call to 1800180181818 to and join us in the eradication of dengue
Read more on the All Out site- http://www.fightdengueforyourfamily.in/
SC Johnson, the makers of All Out® products, is a leading global maker of household products. A family company since 1886, SC Johnson opened its India office in 2005. The company is dedicated to driving awareness and prevention for mosquito borne diseases such as dengue fever in India. All Out® is SC Johnson’s main pest control brand in the Indian market. Through their efforts, SC Johnson hopes to educate communities on the disease while also providing tips on prevention and self-protection.
Go on, Pledge your support to eradicate dengue. Educate the people around you. Remove stagnant water. Use repellents and fight against dengue effectively.