How to stay safe in the COVID-19 pandemic

Here are some of the best ways to stay healthy during the COV-19 outbreak.1.


Get outside.

Stay active and avoid strenuous physical activity, like walking or running.2.

Use condoms.

Use them consistently.

You may be able to prevent getting infected by avoiding sexual activity with people who have been infected.3.

Get regular checkups.

Take your COVID history with you to your doctor’s office and get tested regularly.4.

Get vaccinated.

Get a COVID vaccine from your local health department, and follow all directions on the vaccine package.5.

Be cautious.

If you have been to a hospital, don’t take the same route to the ER, don,t drive alone, and avoid getting into unfamiliar areas.6.

Get the most accurate and up-to-date COVID tests possible.

Your COVID test will determine if you have the virus.

If your test is negative, your risk is low and you can return home.7.

Call your doctor if you’re having any of the following symptoms: fever, headache, fatigue, or nausea.8.

Call a doctor or get medical care if you: have diarrhea, diarrhea rash, vomiting, cough, or severe cramping; have bleeding or swelling in your legs, feet, arms, or arms; have trouble breathing or are having a heart attack; or have a fever, a rash, or feverish skin rash.