5. Practice social distancing
Social distancing is minimizing the risk of exposure by avoiding crowds, staying home, and keeping three to six feet (1-2 meters) between yourself and other people when you do go out in public. The World Health Organization has a video explaining why its important to stay away from people who are or may be sick.
6. Stay home when you are sick
An important way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is to keep sick people away from those who are healthy. You should not come to work if you have been exposed to COVID-19 or if you have respiratory symptoms (e.g., coughing, sneezing, shortness of breath) and/or a temperature above 100.4 F (38 C). If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, call your healthcare professional and seek medical attention immediately.
7. Wear a mask
The CDC recommends people wear cloth face coverings in public settings and when around people who aren’t in your household. This is especially recommended when you can’t maintain social distancing. WHO advises governments to encourage the general public to use non-medical fabric masks.