According to the CDC and WHO, ways in which you could protect yourself and your family from COVID-19 include:

  • Washing hands regularly with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Maintaining respiratory hygiene meaning covering your mouth and nose with a bent elbow or tissue when coughing or sneezing and disposing of the tissue immediately
  • Maintaining a social distance of a minimum of 6 feet from an infected person
  • Avoiding touching your eyes, nose, mouth after touching infected material
  • Wearing personal protective equipment when in contact with infected people
  • Keeping up to date on the latest COVID-19 hotspots and avoiding these areas