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How to protect workers from COVID-19

Measures for protecting workers from exposure to, and infection with, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), depend on the type of work being performed and exposure risk, including potential for interaction with people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 and contamination of the work environment. Employers should adapt infection control strategies based on… Read more »

How to clean and disinfect

Clean Wear disposable gloves to clean and disinfect. Clean surfaces using soap and water, then use disinfectant. Cleaning with soap and water reduces number of germs, dirt and impurities on the surface. Disinfecting kills germs on surfaces. Practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces. More frequent cleaning and disinfection may be required based on level of use. Surfaces and objects in… Read more »

4 ways to protect your body from COVID-19

Respirator or Facemask (Cloth face coverings are NOT PPE and should not be worn for the care of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 or other situations where use of a respirator or facemask is recommended.) Put on an N95 respirator (or equivalent or higher-level respirator) or facemask (if a respirator is not available) before entry… Read more »

Covid-19 and hand cleaning

HCP should perform hand hygiene before and after all patient contact, contact with potentially infectious material, and before putting on and after removing PPE, including gloves. Hand hygiene after removing PPE is particularly important to remove any pathogens that might have been transferred to bare hands during the removal process. HCP should perform hand hygiene… Read more »

Can I stay home if i been infected with Covid-19?

Most people with COVID-19 have mild illness and can recover at home without medical care. Do not leave your home, except to get medical care. Do not visit public areas. Maintaining a quarantine of your self and other people can help you stay safe.

Clean with EPA and CDC cleaning products.

List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) View List N’s information in our new tool All products on this list meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Finding a Product To find a product, enter the first two sets of its EPA registration number into the search bar below. You can find this number by looking… Read more »

Find out what’s the difference between Covid-19 and other flu.

What is the difference between COVID-19 and other coronaviruses? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. There are some coronaviruses that commonly circulate in humans. These viruses cause mild to moderate respiratory illness, although rarely they can cause severe disease. COVID-19 is closely related to two other animal coronaviruses that have caused outbreaks in people—the SARS… Read more »