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What You Should Know About Coronavirus

Wondering what you can do to keep yourself healthy and prevent the spread of the Coronavirus? Check out these tips from the Mayor’s Office in addition to the answers to Frequently Asked Questions from the L.A. County Department of Public Health!

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What you can do:

Use healthy hygiene practices

If you are sick, stay home. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. Cover your cough or sneeze. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

If you have recently traveled in an area with coronavirus infections and are showing symptoms, monitor your health and seek medical attention.

Plan ahead

As Angelenos living in earthquake country, we know the importance of personal preparedness on any given day. Have extra food, water, medical supplies, and emergency kits. Talk to your family, friends, and neighbors to develop emergency plans.

Stay informed

Stick with official sources for accurate and up-to-date information, including www.cdc.gov and publichealth.lacounty.gov. You can sign up for our City’s Mass notification system at NotifyLA.org.

What You Need to Know about Novel Coronavirus
Hand Washing Procedures from LA County Public Health