Ways to Stay Safe From the Corona Virus

Mar 19, 2020

Options is hoping you will stay safe and healthy during this time with the Corona Virus. Please review the following information regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to ensure that you are up-to-date on what you need to do to protect yourself and others.

Know How it Spreads

  • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
  • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
  • Someone who has the virus but has not symptoms.

Take Steps to Protect Yourself

  • Clean your hands often
  • Avoid close contact

Take Steps to Protect Others

  • Stay home if you're sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Wear a facemask if you're sick
  • Clean and disinfect

You Are at a Higher Risk if You Are: An older adult or a person with a severe underlying chronic medical condition like:

  • Heart disease
  • Lung disease
  • Diabetes

For further update information please check out this link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html?s_cid=bb-coronavirus-2019-ncov-NCIRD