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How can you stop the spread?

Ways you can help stop the spread of coronavirus.

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To help stop the spread of coronavirus, you must:

  • wash your hands with soap and water many times during the day, especially:
    • after you cough or sneeze
    • before and after you eat
    • after you use the toilet
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  • try not to touch your face
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  • sneeze or cough into a tissue or your bent elbow
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  • stay away from big crowds
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  • keep space between you and other people
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  • stay at home if you feel sick
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  • call the doctor if you don’t feel well
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  • get the COVID-19 vaccine when you can. Find out more on our page about the Coronavirus vaccine
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