Prevention and Protection

How Can I Protect Myself?

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.