Current Mask Wearing recommendations
Masks really do reduce the spread of viruses and protect you.
Three Important Ways to Slow the Spread
Wear a mask to protect yourself and others and stop the spread of COVID-19.
Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from others who don’t live with you.
Avoid crowds. The more people you are in contact with, the more likely you are to be exposed to COVID-19.
How to Protect Yourself When Going Out
Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth to help protect yourself and others.
Stay 6 feet apart from others who don’t live with you.
Avoid poorly ventilated indoor spaces.
Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use hand sanitizer if soap and water aren’t available.
If You are at Risk of Getting Very Sick
People of any age can get COVID-19, even healthy young adults and children.
People who are older or have certain underlying medical conditions are at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19.
Other groups may be at higher risk for getting COVID-19 or having more severe illness.
What to Do If You're Sick
Stay home except to get medical care.
Isolate yourself from other members of your family to prevent spread to them and the people that they may have contact with, like grandparents.
Even if you don’t feel sick, you can spread COVID-19 to others.
Get care immediately if you are having emergency warning signs, like trouble breathing, pain or pressure in chest.