Disease Preparedness and Prevention

  1. sneezing
  2. runny nose
  3. fatigue
  4. cough
  5. fever in rare cases
  6. sore throat
  7. exacerbated asthma
  1. Wash hands regularly. Germs are present in everything touched.

  2. Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

  3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Don’t make it easy for the virus to get inside of your body. Unless an open wound, this virus will not breach the skin.

  4. Stay home when you are sick.

  5. Keep distance of about 6 feet.

  6. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  7. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects like phones and tablets and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

  8. Unless you are already infected, face masks won’t really help you.

  9. Stock up, but no need to horde, home supplies, medicine and resources.

  10. Prepare your family and communicate your plan.

  11. Get the flu shot if haven’t already!

  12. Exercising is important, so is knowing when to stop and rest. Keep yourself well rested and hydrated.

  13. Boost your immune system with healthy diet of vitamin rich fruits and vegetables. Also take supplements that support your immune balance.

  14. Travelers - Toss a pack of anti-bacterial wipes into your carry-on. They’re perfect for wiping down tray tables and cleaning your hands after grabbing contaminated door handles.