Simple tips for COVID-19
Below are some CDC-recommended steps to help protect yourself and your loved ones duri
ng the COVID-19 pandemic. More information is also available on the WHO website.
Wash Your Hands Often
Clean your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds;
If soap and water are not available, hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol is a suitable alternative;
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
When outside of the home, stay at least 6 feet apart from other people;
If someone in your household is sick, maintain at least 6 feet between the person with symptoms and other household members;
Avoid crowded places and mass gatherings.
Clean and Disinfect
Wipe down frequently touched surfaces every day (i.e. tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, phones, keyboards, faucets, etc.);
First clean using detergent or soap and water followed by the use of an EPA-approved disinfectant.
Cover Your Cough or Sneeze
If you are not wearing a face covering, use the inside of your elbow to cover your cough or sneeze;
Throw away used tissues in the trash;
Clean your hands immediately with soap and water or hand sanitizer.
Wear a Face Covering
This step is meant to protect others in case you are infected (remember, not everyone with coronavirus has symptoms!);
Anytime you are outside of the home, wear a cloth face covering over your nose and mouth;
Masks should not be placed on children under 2 years of age or anyone who is unconscious or having trouble breathing.
Know When to Get Help
Most people with COVID-19 develop mild illness and are able to recover by resting, staying hydrated, and using over-the-counter medications to manage symptoms;
People who think they may have symptoms of COVID-19 should notify their healthcare provider and stay home except to get medical care;
Avoid public transportation or ridesharing and do not visit public spaces
Seek immediate medical attention for potentially life-threatening symptoms such as difficulty breathing, persistent chest pain or pressure, confusion, bluish lips or face.
Separate yourself from others within your home and if possible, use a separate bathroom.
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