What to Do if You are Sick

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This fact sheet provides steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community if you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. Steps include staying home except to get medical care, separating yourself from other people in your home, calling ahead before visiting your doctor, wearing a facemask in certain situations, covering your coughs and sneezes, cleaning your hands often, avoiding sharing personal household items, cleaning all “high-touch” surfaces everyday, and monitoring your symptoms.

Available in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Karen, Kinyarwanda, Korean, Kunama,  Lao, Nepali, Oromo, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Serbian (Bosnia), Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Thai, Tigryna, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Resource Type: Tip Sheet
Date: June 15, 2020
Language(s): Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Karen, Kinyarwanda, Korean, Kunama, Lao, Nepali, Oromo, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Thai, Tigrinya, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Target Audience(s): ORR-Eligible Population
Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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