HOW IT SPREADS • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). • Droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. • COVID-19 may be spread by people who are not showing symptoms HELP YOUR COMMUNITY STOP THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS COVER YOUR MOUTH AND NOSE WITH A MASK WHEN AROUND OTHERS • Everyone should wear a mask in public settings • Everyone should wear a mask in the household if someone is sick. • Continue to keep about 6 feet between yourself and others. The mask is not a substitute for social distancing.
WASH YOUR HANDS • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer of at least 60% alcohol. • Wash your hands especially when:
Before eating or preparing food
Before touching your face
After using the restroom
After leaving a public place
After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing o After handling your mask
After changing a diaper
After caring for someone sick
After touching animals or pets
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
AVOID CLOSE CONTACT • If someone in your household is sick, try to maintain 6 feet between you and that person • If you go out, stay 6 feet apart between yourself and others • Keep distance from household and family members that can get sick quickly. For further guidance visit: Prevent Getting Sick