Learn More About COVID-19
What is considered an essential service?
Essential services include: grocery stores, food establishments, gas stations, auto-repair shops, health care providers and caregivers, banks, post-offices and shipping buisnesses, food banks, hospital and labatory personnel, manufacturers, technicians, logistics and warehouse operators, workers who support food, shelter, and social services, etc. *
How can I protect myself and others from COVID-19?
• Practice social distancing and stay at least six feet away from others who do not live in your household.
What is social distancing?
Social distancing/ physical distancing means keeping at least 6 feet apart from others to slow the spread of COVID-19. Avoid crowded places and stay at least six feet away from other people, especially in enclosed areas.
When should I wear a face mask?
You should always wear a face mask when you are not at home. Please wear a face mask to protect yourselves and others even when you do not feel sick. Face masks should cover both your nose and mouth and placed securly around your face. Face masks should not be worn by children 2 years and younger.
How often should I wash my hands?
- Before putting on your mask
Before taking off your mask
After being in a public place where you may have touched commonly touched items such as doorknobs, shopping carts, gas pumps, etc.
How should I clean my hands if liquid soap and water are not available?
Avoid touching your hands, eyes, and mouth. If soap and water are unavailable, you can use hand-sanitizer containing at lest 60% alchohol.