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  • Stay home when sick and avoid contact with other people unless you need medical attention.
  • Follow the advice from CDC on what to do if you think you may be sick.
  • Follow common-sense steps such as washing your hands often and well; covering your coughs and sneezes; and cleaning and disinfecting.
  • Nursing homes and other healthcare facilities should closely follow guidelines for infection control and prevention.
  • As much as possible, assisted living facilities should follow the same infection control and prevention practices as nursing homes.
  • Older people and those with health conditions that mean they have a higher chance of getting seriously ill should avoid crowds or close-contact situations.
  • Follow current social distancing guidelines.