Racism and xenophobia won’t stop the spread of the virus. Healthy habits can help.

Here are 10 steps to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus:

  1. Stay calm. Think carefully about how you can help your community and loved ones.
  2. Wash your hands. A lot. Use soap and water for at least 20 seconds and wash often.
  3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. This helps reduce the chances of you getting sick.
  4. Stay at home if you’re sick. We want everyone to stay as healthy as possible.
  5. If you believe you were exposed to COVID-19, or have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, call your healthcare provider immediately.
  6. Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze. Make sure you use tissues and throw them away in a lined trash can.
  7. Avoid sharing household items. This applies to cups, eating utensils, bedding, and towels.
  8. Disinfect objects and surfaces in your home and at work. Use an alcohol-based sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
  9. Sleep well. Your immune system is working best if you are well-rested.
  10. Get a flu shot. It’s still flu season so it’s best to stay at full health and help protect others, too.

Share these tips with your friends and family!

 


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