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Tips for protecting yourself and others from COVID-19

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Tips for protecting yourself and others from COVID-19

  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wash hands frequently and thoroughly, including between fingers, under fingernails and wrists; if soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes using a tissue or into the elbow or sleeve, being sure to cover the mouth, putting used tissue in the garbage and washing hands after or using alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • If you're sick, stay home and recover until symptoms have resolved.
  • Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.
  • If you are experiencing symptoms or have questions pertaining to your health, please contact the Public Health Agency of Canada directly at 1-833-784-4397.