World Health Organization: How to Handwash with Soap and Water
Hand hygiene, either with soap and water or with alcohol-based handrub, is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading infections to others. Indeed, hand hygiene is an easy, inexpensive, and effective mean to prevent the spread of germs and keep everyone healthy.
CDC: Sparkling Surfaces: Stop COVID-19’s Spread
Keep Long-Term Care and Nursing Homes residents healthy by knowing how and when to clean and disinfect environmental and equipment surfaces. These surfaces create an opportunity for viruses and bacteria to survive, proper cleaning and disinfection are important ways to keep surface pathogen levels low and prevent infections from spreading to other residents.
CDC: Closely Monitor Residents for COVID-19
Learn the importance of recognizing new or worsening infections quickly in Long-Term Care facilities and Nursing Homes. The earlier sick residents can be identified, the faster COVID-19 can be prevented from spreading throughout the building. Monitoring sick residents can help catch serious illness early.
CDC: Keep COVID-19 OUT!
Keep COVID-19 out of Long-Term Care facilities and Nursing Homes! Learn what staff, vendors, and consultants should do to protect residents and keep COVID-19 out of your building. Understand the importance of wearing facemasks, using them in the right way, checking for symptoms daily and staying out of the building when sick.
CDC: Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Correctly for COVID-19
CDC Fact Sheets on Handwashing
Get the Latest Updates for COVID-19
on Our Free Information Page