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Preventive Measures

Practice good hygiene and observe preventive protocols to keep yourself, and those around you, healthy.

  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If water is not available, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoiding touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Limit close contact, like kissing and sharing cups or utensils, with people who are sick.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with your elbow or a tissue when coughing or sneezing, and immediately dispose of the used tissue.

Always wash your hands:

  • Before, during and after preparing food.
  • Before eating food.
  • Before and after caring for someone who is sick.
  • Before and after treating a cut or wound.
  • After using the toilet.
  • After contact with high touch surfaces (e.g., elevators, lobby areas, reception desks, etc.).
  • After blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
  • After removing gloves or other personal protective equipment.
  • After touching an animal or animal waste.
  • After touching garbage.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.