Slowing the Spread of Illness

It is important to know the signs of COVID and the flu. Call your doctor if you have two or more symptoms.


Help slow the spread of illnesses such as COVID and seasonal flu. Use these simple tips to help you and others stay well. 

  • Wash your hands often and every time before you eat.
    • How to wash your hands properly:
      • Rinse your hands with water.
      • Scrub with soap/sanitizer for at least 20 seconds or sing the "Happy Birthday" song two times.
      • Rinse with warm water.
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick.
  • Do not touch your face with unwashed hands.

If you are infected:

  • Stay at home. 
  • Avoid contact with others.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • Keep objects and surfaces clean and sanitized.

If you are caring for someone who is infected:  

  • Wash your hands after each contact with the infected person or with items they use, such as a drinking glass.
  • Do not reuse utensils.
  • Isolate them to their own sleeping space and bathroom, if possible.