Preventing Sickness and Spread

How to stay healthy:

  •  Stay home 
  •  Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  •  If soap and water aren’t available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer

The California Department of Public Health has consolidated state guidance on how to prepare and protect Californians from COVID-19 in a single location. 

What to do if you think that you are sick:

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call your healthcare provider or local public health department before seeking medical care so that appropriate precautions can be taken.

Coronavirus symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

See additional guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.