Infection Prevention Information

Protect yourself! 

YOU are your best defense against viruses and other infections. Follow these simple tips to keep you and your family healthy:*

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, for 20 seconds.
  • Or, use a hand sanitizer that is least 60% alcohol-based.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Avoid sharing food, cups or eating utensils.
  • Disinfect your home and belongings, such as children’s toys and play areas.
  • Stay home from school or work if you are sick.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing with a tissue, your sleeve or your elbow and NOT your bare hands.
  • Get a flu shot
  • Call your local hospital or your primary care doctor with any questions.
 

*Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)