Tips & Prevention
Getting vaccinated is the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Vaccines are safe, effective and the most powerful tool we have to combat – and end – the pandemic.
Along with becoming vaccinated, you can take steps to slow the spread of COVID-19. Visit the CDC's website for more information on prevention.
Tip 1. Wash hands with soap or water for at least 20 seconds. If you cannot wash your hands, use hand sanitizer.
Tip 2. Avoid crowds or gatherings. Keep a distance of 6 feet between yourself and others.
Tip 3. Keep objects and surfaces clean.
Tip 4. Wear a mask or cloth face covering to protect others in public areas.
Tip 5. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
Tip 6. Avoid contact with sick people.
Tip 7. Cover your mouth and nose with tissue or elbow when sneezing.
Tip 8. Put tissues in the trash bin and wash hands.
Tip 9. Do not share eating utensils and food.
Tip 10. Increase ventilation, open windows when possible.