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Protecting Yourself & Others

Social Distancing v. Self Quarantine in Chattanooga

How to protect yourself & others 

Health officials recommend the following steps to stay safe and help prevent the spread: 
  • Do not have close contact with people who are sick. 
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home if you exhibit any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone sick and have not been vaccinated.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or inside of your elbow. Make sure to dispose of used tissues in the trash. 
  • Clean your hands often. Wash your hands with soap and water, or alcohol-based hand sanitizer (with at least (60% alcohol), for at least 20            seconds. 
  • Clean and sanitize frequently-touched objects and surfaces – daily. 
  • Monitor your health and be alert for fever, cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms.