If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have COVID-19, follow the steps below to care for yourself and to help protect other people in your home and community.
• Stay home except to get medical care. Most people with COVID-19 have mild illness and can recover at home without medical care. • Do not visit public areas. • Wear your mask over your nose and mouth when you are around other people • Take care of yourself.
Get rest and stay hydrated.
Take over-the-counter medicines, such as acetaminophen, to help you feel better.
• Separate yourself from other people • Stay in touch with your doctor. Monitor your symptoms carefully, get rest, and stay hydrated. If your symptoms get worse, call your healthcare provider immediately or the COVID Hotline number 406-638-3527 for guidance.
If you are sick, separate (Isolate) yourself from other people.
Isolation is used to separate people infected with COVID-19 from people who are not infected
As much as possible, stay in a specific room and away from other people and pets
Use a separate bathroom.
Wear a mask if you need to be around other people or animals Vulnerable members should avoid caring for children and those who are sick
Households Living in Close Quarters •A person who can get sick quickly should avoid caring for children and those who are sick • Separate a household member who is sick. When possible,
have only one person in the household take care of the person who is sick
maintain 6 feet between the person who is sick and other household members
when sharing a room with someone who is sick make sure the room has good airflow
when sharing a bathroom with someone who is sick, the person who is sick should clean and disinfect the frequently touched surfaces
do not help prepare food if sick and eat separately from the household