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HOW IS COVID-19 SPREADING?

The virus is thought to spread mainly from person to person: between people who are in close contact with one another (within about six feet) and through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

  • Wash hands with soap and water
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth

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WHAT IS COVID-19?

Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that are common among animals and humans. This novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is a newly discovered coronavirus that has not been previously detected in animals or humans. The source of this virus is not yet known.

Source: CA Dept. of Public Health

RESOURCES
BE PREPARED
  • Have provisions that will last a few days (water, food, essential hygiene, etc.)
  • Get immunized against the flu. This will relieve what could be a highly impacted healthcare system.
  • Stay home when you're sick (don't wait until you are VERY sick).
  • Make sure you are using a robust, regular cleaning schedule for frequently touched surfaces.
  • Wash your hands frequently.

Source: L.A. County Public Health

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