Category: Prevention

  • What can individuals do to protect themselves?

    Everyone should practice the following healthy habits to help prevent the spread of coronavirus and other respiratory viruses: Stay home as advised by state and local public health officials Wear a cloth face covering if you do go out Practice social distancing—stay at least 6 feet apart Wash hands often with soap and water for […]?

  • How is the novel coronavirus transmitted?

    The virus that causes COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly through close contact from person-to-person (within about 6 feet). It can be spread through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks. Recent studies have indicated that COVID-19 may be spread by people who are not showing symptoms, which is why face masks […]?