Preventing Spread of diseases

by austin gonzalez

Avoid close contact and Stay home when you are sick


Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.

If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. This will help prevent spreading your illness to others.

Clean your hands

  • Clean hands can save lives
    Tips on hand washing and using alcohol-based hand sanitizes
  • Hand washing resources from the It's A SNAP program, aimed at preventing school absenteeism by promoting clean hands. From the School Network for Absenteeism Prevention, a collaborative project of the CDC, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the American Cleaning Institute.