Hand washing and covering your cough are key common cold prevention and protection measures both for flu and COVID-19. Please note, washing your hands with soap and water is the best method.
- Wash hands often.
- Avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with sick people.
- Stay home while you are sick; avoid others.
- Cover mouth/nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing.