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    All of Community Approach Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    All of Community Approach Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Protect yourself and the Middle Georgia community from getting and spreading respiratory illnesses like the coronavirus disease. Everyone has a role to play in getting ready and staying healthy.

    CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and community spread in the United States.

    The “All of Community” approach is focused to slowing the transmission of COVID-19 and reducing illness and death, while minimizing social and economic impacts.

    Source: CDC (www.cdc.gov)

    What every American & community can do now to decrease the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Click To Download CDC’s “Keeping Safe” Documents

    Keeping commercial establishments safe- Encourage your employees & customers to…
    • Practice good hygiene – Stop handshaking & use other noncontact methods of greeting
    • Avoid crowding
    • For transportation businesses, taxis & ride shares: Keep windows open when possible, increase ventilation & regularly disinfect surfaces.
    Keeping the home safe – Encourage your family members to…
    • Clean hands at the door & at regular intervals
    • Disinfect surfaces like doorknobs, tables & handrails regularly
    • Create habits & reminders to avoid touching face & cover coughs & sneezes
    • Increase ventilation by opening windows or adjusting air conditioning


    What to do if you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)


    If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes it, follow the steps below to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.

    • Stay home except to get medical care.
    • Separate yourself from other people & animals in your home.
    • Call ahead before visiting your doctor.
    • Wear a facemask.
    • Cover your coughs & sneezes.
    • Avoid sharing personal household items.
    • Clean your hands often.
    • Clean all “high-touch” surfaces every day.
    • Monitor your symptoms.
    • Discontinue home isolation only when instructed by healthcare providers and state and local health departments.


    Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission

    Click To Read CDC Strategies

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