Avoiding Hospitalization

No one wants to contract COVID-19, much less be hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19. It is important to follow safety recommendation to keep you and others in the community safe.

 

 

COVID-19 Safety Tips 

 

1.Get vaccinated and/or a booster as soon as you are eligible. This is the single most important action you can take to protect yourself others from spreading infection and/or winding up in the hospital.

 

 

2. Wear a good mask.

 

 

3. Practice physical distancing. Physical distancing is the practice of staying at least 6 feet away from others to avoid catching a disease such as COVID-19.

 

 

4. Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use hand sanitizer if you don’t have access to soap and water. See Prevent the spread of COVID-19 by washing your hands often.

 

 

4. Avoid touching your face, especially your eyes, nose, and mouth.

 

 

5. If you feel sick:

 

 

  • Stay home
    • If you test positive and have symptoms and are unvaccinated, stay home and away from other people for five days. Wear a well-fitting mask for an additional five days.
    • If you are up to date on your vaccines you do not need to stay at home or miss work if you have been exposed, but you must wear a proper mask around others for 10 days.