Common Questions

    Where can I get tested for COVID-19?

    The process and locations for testing vary from place to place. Contact your state, local, tribal, or territorial department for more information, or reach...

    What are the symptoms and complications that COVID-19 can cause?

    People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. People with these symptoms or...

    Should I use soap and water or a hand sanitizer to protect against COVID-19?

    Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Wash your hands often with soap and water...

    What steps can my family take to reduce our risk of getting COVID-19?

    Practice everyday preventive actions to help reduce your risk of getting sick and remind everyone in your home to do the same. These actions...

    How can my family and I prepare for COVID-19?

    Create a household plan of action to help protect your health and the health of those you care about in the event of an...

    How can my family cope with the added stress?

    Supporting children with special healthcare needs can put additional demands and stress on families, especially during emergency situations. You have likely found ways to...
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Should I make my own hand sanitizer if I can’t find it in the stores?

    CDC recommends handwashing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or, using alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol when soap...

    What cleaning products should I use to protect against COVID-19?

    Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.  If surfaces are...

    Should contact lens wearers take special precautions to prevent COVID-19?

    Currently there is no evidence to suggest contact lens wearers are more at risk for acquiring COVID-19 than eyeglass wearers. Contact lens wearers...

    Is it okay for me to donate blood?

    In healthcare settings across the United States, donated blood is a lifesaving, essential part of caring for patients. The need for donated blood is...

    Am I at risk for COVID-19 from mail, packages, or products?

    There is still a lot that is unknown about COVID-19 and how it spreads. Coronaviruses are thought to be spread most often by respiratory...

    Does CDC recommend the use of facemask or face coverings to prevent COVID-19?

    In light of new data about how COVID-19 spreads, along with evidence of widespread COVID-19 illness in communities across the country, CDC recommends that...