Coronavirus

Prevent Respiratory Illness

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. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

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Wash your hands often with soap and water. If you don’t have soap and water, use a hand sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol based.

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Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow, not your hands.

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Stay home when you’re sick, and keep your children home when they’re sick.

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Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.

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Don't touch or shake hands with people who are sick.

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Try not to touch your face with unwashed hands.