Prevention

There is currently no vaccine for COVID-19. Protect yourself and others with these tips:

Wash your hands often.
*Especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
*Use soap and water for at least 20 seconds
*If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
*Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.

Avoid close contact with individuals who are sick.

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

If you are sick:
*Stay home
*Practice good respiratory hygiene (cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash)
*Wash hands often
*Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces or objects often using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe

List of EPA Disinfectants


Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a face mask.

*Face masks are not recommended to protect people who are well from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19
*Face masks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 or other respiratory diseases
*Face masks are also crucial for healthcare workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a healthcare facility)