Let’s not panic. Here are the best ways to keep you and your loved ones safe from COVID-19:
Wash Your Hands Regularly.
Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. You should especially do this after going to the bathroom, sneezing and coughing, and before eating. When handwashing is not available, use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
Wear A Mask.
Cover your mouth and nose with a mask. Ensure to use a high filtration mask and change it often. A mask should be worn when around others and should not be taken off to socialize.
Cover Your Cough and Sneeze.
Cough or sneeze into your elbow or a tissue. Immediately after, throw away the tissue and wash your hands.
Clean and Disinfect.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects daily. These can include counter tops, doorknobs, light fixtures, phones, keyboards, and toilets.
Practice Social Distancing.
Put at least 6 feet of distance between you and others. The CDC recommends that when social distancing measures are difficult to maintain to wear a mask.