Preventing Illness during an Emergency
This four-page illustrated handout educates people about ways to stay healthy during an emergency. It provides a list of ways people can to prevent infections that can lead to serious illness. The document contains guidelines on handwashing, as well as how and when to avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth, cover mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, clean surfaces, and includes other tips to limit contact if you are ill and with others who are ill.
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