When going outside, wearing a mask is essential. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a great page on how to make a homemade mask from materials that you’ll have in your home: Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
- Wash hands frequently with soap and water, and for at least 20 seconds each time.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are ill.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
- Do not reuse tissue after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose.
- Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched.
- Practice social distancing; maintain a minimum distance of 6 feet (2 meters) away from others
- Individuals at high risk should stay home to the extent possible. High risk individuals include those over 65 years of age; or with underlying health conditions including heart disease, lung disease, or diabetes; or weakened immune systems