A Dozen Things You Should Do to Slow the Spread

  1. Even if you’re young, or otherwise healthy, you’re at risk for COVID-19 and your activities can increase the risk for others. It’s critical that you do your part to slow the spread of coronavirus
  2. Follow the directions of your state and local authorities
  3. If you feel sick, stay home. Don’t go to work
  4. If your children are sick, keep them at home. Contact your medical provider
  5. If you’re an older person, or have a serious underlying health condition, stay home and away from other people
  6. If someone in your household has tested positive, keep the entire household at home
  7. Work or study from home whenever possible
  8. Practice social distancing
  9. Avoid non-essential travel, shopping trips, and social visits
  10. Don’t visit nursing homes or retirement or long-term care facilities
  11. Always practice good hygiene: wash your hands especially after touching any frequently used items or surfaces, avoid touching your face, sneeze or cough into a tissue or inside of your elbow, disinfect frequently used items and surfaces as much as possible
  12. Wash your hands after touching your pets