The Coronavirus Is Still Active
COVID-19 cases continue to rise, meaning the threat has not yet passed.
● Know that new cases are still emerging — more than 19,000 per day.
● Implement routines like proper handwashing multiple times per day.
● Take special cleaning steps to avoid coronavirus at home.
● Consider hiring cleaning services to ensure your house is sanitary.
● Know when and how to use masks.
Going Out Can Still Be Risky
Many communities continue to limit activities to those considered essential. Know what the rules are in your community and take cautionary measures.
● Practice immune basics to stay safe at home and elsewhere.
● Recognize what guidelines local businesses must follow for re-opening.
● Stay at home except for essential errands, and take safety steps when you do.
● Choose grocery delivery whenever possible to avoid exposure to germs.
Take Care if You Have an Underlying Condition
People who are considered high-risk should take additional precautions during COVID-19.
● People with diabetes are not more likely to contract COVID-19, but the impacts can be severe if they do catch it.
● Continue to use the appropriate strategies to reduce your risk of getting sick.
● People with asthma may be at a higher risk for hospitalization with coronavirus.
● Know the early signs of coronavirus illness and contact your medical provider immediately if you exhibit symptoms.
Despite the fact that many states are beginning to re-open, the risk of coronavirus transmission remains. While you shouldn’t let fear reign over your life, it does pay to know what is happening and how you can protect yourself and your community. With these resources, you know where you stand in the fight against COVID-19.