The best way to protect yourself and your family is to avoid being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds, and use at least 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are unavailable
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Making and using cloth face coverings (including DIY instructions)
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.
The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure
- Shortness of breath