from COVID-19. Following social distancing guidelines, paying extra
attention to hand hygiene and wearing a facemask have all been
shown to reduce the risk of infection.
Each of us has a part to play in preventing the spread of coronavirus.
Staying at home when possible, keeping a safe distance, washing your
hands often, and wearing a facemask when in public are some of the key steps.
Proper handwashing technique
removes germs. Wash often.
Your hands accumulate germs.
Touching your face, mouth or eyes
can transfer the germs to you.
Use a tissue to cover your cough,
then dispose of it. Or, cough into
your upper sleeve.
COVID-19 spreads person to person.
Stay home from work and don’t run
errands when you’re ill.
Choose a room in your home that can be
used to separate anyone in your household
with COVID-19 symptoms from others.
Use a disinfectant on tables,
doorknobs, light switches, countertops,
handles, desks, phones, keyboards,
toilets, faucets and sinks.
best ways to prevent COVID-19. Wet
your hands with running water, warm
or cold. Lather the backs of your
hands, between your fingers, and
under your nails.
Scrub for at least
20 seconds. Rinse
and dry your hands.
Wear disposable gloves; discard
afterward. Common household cleaners
and disinfectants should be sufficient. Or,
use diluted bleach (5 Tablespoons per
gallon of water).
Wear disposable gloves if handling
laundry from an ill person. Do not shake
laundry and wash in warmest appropriate
setting for the items.
Follow the manufacture’s cleaning instructions for
phones, tablets, remote controls and keyboards.
Or, use alcohol-based wipes or sprays containing
at least 70% alcohol. Dry thoroughly.