If You Are Sick: Preventing the Spread of Respiratory Virus Illnesses

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Take simple precautions to protect others when you have a respiratory illness such as flu, RSV or COVID-19.

Guidelines: Prevent the spread of respiratory viruses if you are ill CDC The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers these guidelines to protect others while you recover.

Extra protection: When a mask can help CDC A mask can keep you healthier when viruses are spreading, and help prevent you from infecting others when you are sick.

Extra protection: Physical distancing and respiratory viruses CDC Common sense distancing when viruses can be spread is a simple way to add extra protection.

Last reviewed on Mar 4, 2024 request edits
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