Image of hand sanitiser station along with notices for 'Basic prevention measures against Coronavirus' and 'When our maximum numbers are reached' on a pole at Woolworths BWS bottleshop, 18 May 2020.
The Maximum Numbers notice has a handwritten reference of the maximum number of people allowed in the store, which is 15 people. The Basic Prevention Measures notice refers to washing hands frequently, catching coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues or sleeve, avoiding touch your face, and avoiding contact with sick people.
This photograph was taken during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in Melbourne in 2020. It references the public health strategies that were in place to reduce the risk of infection with the virus for staff and customers. These strategies included social distancing as a key measure, perspex safety screens, cashless payment and hand hygiene.
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Hand sanitiser station and two white information notices posted on a pole in a bottle shop.
Digital colour photograph.
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Photography, Shopping, Epidemics, Retail Sales, Public Health, Consumerism, Infectious Diseases, Personal Hygiene, Supermarkets, Public Education Campaigns, Hand Hygiene, Pandemics, COVID-19 Pandemic, Social Distancing