Plan meals and have your food delivered, if possible. If you must go to the store during #COVID19, avoid peak hours and try to send only one person to shop.
Too much news about the #COVID19 pandemic can be upsetting. Stay informed, but #takebreaks from news and social media.
Does someone have a birthday during #COVID19 distancing? Show them you care by celebrating virtually! Record a video message, make signs, & send pics. Maintain #physicaldistance while staying socially connected. https
If someone you are caring for has #COVID19:
- Do not shake their clothing, towels or linens.
- Wear disposable gloves while washing their things.
- Dry items completely.
- Clean & then disinfect clothes hampers.
- Wash hands after every step.
To slow the spread of #COVID19, stay at home except to get groceries, medications, or other essentials. Avoid outings you don’t have to take.
Do you have a loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility? Please protect them from #COVID19. Instead of in-person visits, share phone or video calls. This is temporary and will protect those at higher risk of #COVID19.
Worried about your family member in an independent care facility & how to protect them from #COVID19? You can help by monitoring food and other medical supplies they may need and creating a back-up plan.
It can be difficult to cope with fear & anxiety, changing daily routines, and a general sense of uncertainty about #COVID19. Although people respond to stressful situations in different ways, taking steps can help you manage stress.
Caring for a loved one can take an emotional toll, especially during the #COVID19 outbreak. Feeling overwhelmed? Connect with family, friends, or a healthcare professional.
Retirement community staff: Lower the chances that residents or staff will get sick from #COVID19 by limiting face-to-face contact between people & keeping all facilities/residences cleaned & disinfected.
Call, email, or text loved ones often, especially if they are older or have underlying medical conditions. They may be feeling lonely or stressed during the #COVID19 outbreak.
While infection from #COVID19 is a concern for everyone, older adults and people with other health conditions are at a greater risk.
Worried about your pet during the #COVID19 outbreak? There’s no evidence that pets can get sick from the virus or spread the virus in the US. Continue taking every day preventive actions to keep yourself healthy.
Help prevent the spread of COVID19. Avoid close contact with people who are sick, wash hands often for at least 20 seconds, avoid touching your face, and practice social distancing by putting space between yourself and others.
While staying home to prevent COVID19, do that thing around the house you have been putting off! Repair, paint, or clean, and then share your before and after pics online. Your friends will have plenty of time to “like” and retweet.
There’s no evidence that pets in the US can spread COVID19 to people. The virus spreads mostly from person to person through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
During COVID19, keep physical distance but stay connected to others. To capture this moment in history, do a home photo shoot, and share it with others.
Don’t put the family at risk for COVID19 by visiting them in person. Call grandparents or invite them to a video chat. Keep your loved ones safe by staying connected while physically distant
Slow the spread of COVID19 by staying home and watching the latest new releases or your favorite reruns from the comfort of your own couch. Recreate the movie theater experience by making some stovetop popcorn or other delicious snacks.
Spring break coming up? Instead of heading to a crowded place, like the beach, plan a staycation, virtual movie night, or online hangout. Socialize while socialdistancing for COVID19. Don’t forget to disinfect your phone and wash your hands!
Bored and stressed while at home? Work out that stress while keeping a physical distance from others – go for a walk or stream your favorite workout online.
Parents: Stay flexible with a learning schedule while kids are home during the COVID-19 outbreak. Keep bedtime and morning routines consistent during the week. Structure the day for learning, free time, healthy foods, and physical activity.
Has COVID19 put your work life or school life on hold? Use this pause to get prepared for possible community spread. Start with a plan for your home
Getting rid of germs like coronavirus takes a one-two punch. Make sure to clean surfaces with soap and water, and then disinfect with a household disinfectant or other recommended products. Remember, do not mix chemicals!
Use this national pause to keep your distance while staying connected. Play it safe to protect yourself and others from COVID19
Patients with COVID19 have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness. Symptoms include fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
Have you prepared a space in your home in case someone gets COVID19? If a person you live with gets sick, you should separate them from others. Use an extra room or other areas, and – if possible – have them use a separate bathroom.
Everyone has a role to play to reduce and slow transmission of COVID19. Social distancing is one way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This means avoiding crowded places and maintaining distance from others when possible.
Social distancing can help slow the spread of COVID19 in affected communities. This means avoiding crowded places and maintaining distance from others.
Everyone can help prevent the spread of COVID19. Call your doctor if you develop symptoms, have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19, or have recently traveled from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of COVID-19.
Practice everyday preventive actions to help keep yourself healthy, reduce exposures to COVID19, and slow the spread of the disease.
If you are possibly exposed to COVID19 and told by your healthcare provider or a public health worker to stay home for 14 days, unless you need medical care, please follow their recommendation. Protect yourself and protect others.