Get the facts about COVID-19
Prepare yourself and your family by getting informed about COVID-19 and about what you can do to stay safe and healthy and help prevent the virus from spreading.
How to Protect Yourself and Stay Safe
Face masks are a great way to keep you and others safe out in the community.
Wear your mask correctly to protect yourself and others:
ABOVE THE NOSE. UNDER THE CHIN. PULLED TIGHT.
In addition to washing your hands often, covering your coughs and sneezes, and social distancing, keeping other "high touch" items clean is important to prevent the spread.
Why Swiss cheese? The key is layers. While there are holes in slices of Swiss cheese, by combining the slices, we get a layered approach that leads to fewer holes. The same is true for COVID-19 prevention strategies.
UI Health Care experts share strategies for maintaining mental health while dealing with the major life changes brought on by COVID-19.
Don't neglect your mental health
Humans aren’t meant to be in isolation. We evolved in groups, and we thrive by being around others. So social distancing or home isolation can be really hard, especially over long periods of time.