Practice social distancing and avoid being within 6 feet of people, especially those that are sick.
Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
Clean and disinfect commonly touched objects and surfaces such as door knobs, light switches and cell phones.
Avoid touching your face; especially your eyes, nose and mouth.
Cover your cough or sneeze with your elbow or a tissue. If you use a tissue, throw it away in the trash.
Stay at home when you are sick or have symptoms of illness such as fever, cough and sore throat.
If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have COVID-19, first contact your medical provider by phone or call the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District at 325-692-5600 for screening and further instruction. Please do not arrive at a medical facility or hospital without first making contact by phone and receiving instruction.
Know how it spreads
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.