Tips for Health & Wellness


Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like COVID-19. You may feel anxiousness, anger, sadness or overwhelmed. Find ways to reduce your stress to help yourself and the people you care about.

  • Learn the common signs of stress.
  • Make time to unwind and do activities you enjoy.
  • Talk with family and friends by phone, text or email.
  • If you or a loved one is feeling overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling (800) 985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

Learn more about stress and coping during the COVID-19 outbreak on the CDC website.


If you have to go out, take these steps to protect yourself and others from COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Avoid close contact with others.
  • Wear a mask in public.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Pick up food at drive-throughs, curbside restaurant service or stores

Going out? Keep these items on hand when in public spaces: a mask, disinfecting wipes and a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol, if possible. Learn more about travel on the CDC website.


Use safety practices to protect critical infrastructure workers and their communities. When workers return to the job after potential COVID-19 exposure, implement these practices before and during their work shift:

  • Pre-screen
  • Monitor regularly
  • Issue or approve personal face coverings
  • Maintain social distance
  • Disinfect and clean workspaces

See the new guidelines for employers on the CDC website.


If you plan to use ride-shares or taxis, protect yourself and others from COVID19 during your ride:

  • Wear a mask, as able.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Use hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol after entering and leaving the vehicle.
  • Avoid rides where multiple passengers outside your household are in the vehicle.
  • When you arrive at your destination, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

Visit the CDC website for more tips.


Wearing a mask correctly can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others. When you go out on essential trips, follow these helpful tips. If you have a child, remember those age 1 and younger shouldn't wear a mask.

Practice social distancing by putting space between yourself and others. Continue to practice healthy habits to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

  • Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds
  • Clean and then disinfect frequently used surfaces
  • Stay home if you’re sick
  • Avoid touching your face

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