One of the most effective ways to stay healthy and minimize the spread of infectious disease is to follow basic health best practices, noted by the ADH and CDC below:
- WASH YOUR HANDS… often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- AVOID TOUCHING… your eyes… nose… and mouth with unwashed hands.
- COUGH OR SNEEZE… into your elbow or a tissue, and then throw the tissue in the trash.
- AVOID CLOSE CONTACT… with people who are sick.
- CLEAN AND DISINFECT… frequently touched surfaces and objects.
- AVOID CLOSE CONTACT… with people who are sick. Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick (Older adults, people who have serious chronic medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes and lung disease.
- STAY HOME FROM WHEN YOU ARE SICK! As a reminder, as always, do not return until you have been fever-free for 24 hours or more without the help of fever-reducing medication. If you need to stay home from church due to fever or sickness