Protect Yourself & Others

Protect Yourself And OthersThere are things we can all do to protect ourselves and the people around us from getting or spreading COVID-19.

Pinal County Public Health continues to encourage the community to wear face coverings to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Please keep in mind people may not be showing any symptoms. Wearing face coverings, staying 6 feet away from others, and frequently washing hands remains the best way to protect others and yourself.

These simple actions will lessen your chances of catching COVID-19 and spreading it to others:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and have additional tips for individuals, families, and households:

  • CDC's preparation checklist for individuals and families
  •'s checklist of items to have on hand in a pandemic, including over-the-counter medications, prescription medications, and food and water
  • CDC's tips for cleaning and disinfecting

Need a face mask? ADHS has free face masks you can order

For the latest information and data on COVID-19 in Arizona