Coronavirus and car sharing15.03.2020
Autolevi has more than 30 000 users and over 2200 vehicles across Estonia, Latvia, and Finland. This makes us the largest car-sharing platform in the region. To help prevent coronavirus from spreading amongst Autolevi’s car-sharing community, we’d like to share with you the most important steps you can take to protect your health and that of the closest to you. All recommendations can be found on the website of Estonia’s Health Board.
1. Wash hands frequently
Wash your hands properly with warm water and soap and do this more than usual. Antibacterial hand gels alone aren’t enough as they don’t kill viruses. The best way to protect yourself is to wash your hands under running water.
2. Cover your mouth when coughing
Cover your mouth when coughing and also your nose when sneezing to prevent spreading corona and other viruses impacting the respiratory system. Dispose of any used paper tissues right after blowing your nose. If you can, prefer using tissues made of recycled paper.
3. Spend time in fresh air
Try to avoid crowded city spaces, where you could come in contact with people carrying viruses. Use your free time to hike in nature! Spending time in nature and in the fresh air is one of the best things you can do. Go for a walk in the forest, discover new tracks, and breathe fresh air. There are amazing nature spots all across Estonia, many of them you probably haven’t even visited!
4. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
If you rent an Autolevi car or are a car owner yourself, drop some hand wipes containing alcohol in your handbag. As a car owner, please wipe down frequently touched surfaces in your car between rentals, such as the steering wheel, gear changer, door handles. Make sure you use a disinfectant that also kills viruses.
5. Stay home if you’re ill
We urge everyone feeling symptoms of coronavirus listed on the website of the Health Board to stay home and avoid traveling. If you may be infected by the coronavirus and you need to cancel your Autolevi rental please use our booking cancellation function on your bookings view.
6. Follow the news of the Health Board
Coronavirus is impacting countries in different ways. Up-to-date news on Estonia can be found in the news section of Estonia’s Health Board. We can all give our two cents to help diminish the spread of the disease.
Autolevi’s team wishes everyone good health. Spend time in nature and take care of yourself!