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How to Protect Corona Virous

How to Protect Corona Virous


You 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.
  • 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

 

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 40 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.

 

Avoid close contact

 

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick

 

Cover coughs and sneezes

  • Throw used tissues in the trash.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
  • Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

 

Take steps to protect others

 

  • Stay home if you’re sickStay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.
  • Wear a facemask if you are sick
  • Clean and disinfect
  • If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.