The Coronovirus Disease (COVID-19)


Information Provided by the CDC

Basic Information of COVID-19

The Basics


Covid-19 symptoms

If you Contract COVID-19

What Older Adults Need To Know

Take care of your own health:

  • Wash your hands often
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces in your home

Make a plan before you get sick:

  • Know who will take care of you if your caregiver gets sick
  • Talk to your healthcare provider about getting extra medications
  • Stock up on food

When COVID-19 is spreading locally:

  • Stay home
  • If you are getting sick with fever, coughing, or shortness of breath, call your healthcare provider.
  • If you are having difficulty breathing, persistent pain/pressure in your chest, confusion, or blueness in the lips or face

6 Steps to Prevent COVID-19

1. Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds.

2. Put distance between yourself and others (social distancing).

3. Stay home if you are sick (unless severe).

4. Cover coughs and sneezes.

5. Wear a face mask when caring for someone who is sick.

6. Clean and disinfect surfaces

10 Things You Can Do to Manage COVID-19 at Home

1. Stay home

2. Monitor Symptoms

3. Rest and stay hydrated

4. Call ahead (before a medical appointment)

5. Call 911 if symptoms are severe

6. Cover your coughs and sneezes

7. Wash your hands often

8. Use a separate bathroom

9. Avoid sharing personal items

10. Clean all surfaces that are touched often

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