How to Protect Yourself


  • Avoid being exposed to this virus.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • distance between yourself and other people
  • Stay at home


  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 70% alcohol.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow
  • wear a facemask when you are around other people


  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily
  • Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection
Source: World Health Organization       Back