Have Concerns, Interested in Safety Precautions or Think You May Be Sick?

Centers of Disease Control Updated Information

CDC’s Coronavirus Information Quicklinks | Click Here to Read More

Older Adults and Medical Conditions | Click Here to Read More

  • Take actions to reduce your risk of getting sick
  • Have supplies on hand
  • Take everyday precautions, wash your hands & avoid crowds
  • If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, take extra measures to put distance between yourself and other people to further reduce your risk of being exposed to this new virus.
  • Have a plan if you get sick.
  • Call your doctor before you go in to see your doctor.

How to Protect Yourself | Click Here to Read More

  • Know how it spreads
    • There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
    • The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
    • The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
      • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
      • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
    • These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
  • Take steps to protect yourself, clean your hands often
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
    • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

If You Think You are Sick | Click Here to Read More

  • Stay at home except to get Medical Attention
  • Separate yourself from people and animals in your home
  • Call ahead before visiting the doctor
  • Wear a facemask if you’re sick
  • Cover your cough and sneezes
  • Clean your hands often
  • Avoid sharing personal household items
  • Clean all high-touch surfaces everyday
  • Monitor your symptoms
  • Discontinuing home isolation
    • Stay at home until instructed to leave: Patients with confirmed COVID-19 should remain under home isolation precautions until the risk of secondary transmission to others is thought to be low.
    • Talk to your healthcare provider: The decision to discontinue home isolation precautions should be made on a case-by-case basis, in consultation with healthcare providers and state and local health departments.

Symptoms | Click Here to Read More

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

Prepare Your Family | Click Here to Read More

  • Find Local Information
  • Know the Signs & Symptoms
  • Take Steps for Those at Higher Risk
  • Protect Yourself & Family
  • Implement steps to prevent illness (e.g., stay home when sick, handwashing, respiratory etiquette, clean frequently touched surfaces daily).
  • Create a Household Plan
  • Stay Informed About Emergency Plans

 

 

 

 

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