Coronavirus Disease 2019

 

Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19):

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If you are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 because of your age or because you have a serious long-term health problem, it is extra important for you to take actions to reduce your risk of getting sick with the disease.

  • Stay home if possible.

  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds especially after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing; going to the bathroom; and before eating or preparing food.

  • Take everyday precautions to keep space between yourself and others (stay 6 feet away, which is about two arm lengths).

  • Keep away from people who are sick.

  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

  • Stock up on supplies.

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched services.

  • Avoid all cruise travel and non-essential air travel.

  • Call your healthcare professional if you have concerns about COVID-19 and your underlying condition or if you are sick.