Tips for Staying Healthy from the CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

advises the following to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like coronavirus:

  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds, use hand sanitizers when water is not available
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  • If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow, not your hands
  • Avoid sharing personal household items suchs as glasses and eating utensils
  • Clean all "high-touch" surfaces, including doorknobs, phones, and tabletops.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Avoid large gatherings and maintain distance (apporximtely 6ft.) from others when possible.