Currently there is no vaccine for COVID.
Here are some guidelines for your protection.
The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.CDC also advises the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. Cloth face coverings fashioned from household items or made at home from common materials at low cost can be used as an additional, voluntary public health measure.
If you are sick, wear a cloth covering over your nose and mouth
More details and a tutorial on making a cloth face covering can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html
While wearing gloves is recommended for some activities — such as cleaning with chemicals or caring for someone who is ill — wearing them while running errands or performing everyday tasks isn’t necessary. In fact, by not adhering to proper guidelines, you may be spreading germs rather than keeping you and your loved ones protected.
If you choose to wear gloves, be sure to:
When wearing gloves :
For more information on proper use of gloves download the Article.
Visit the CDC website for comprehensive information regarding COVID-19 and recommended preventative actions: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html
Please go to the New Jersey Department of Health’s website:
Hotlines for the public:
General COVID-19 Questions: 2-1-1 (7a-11p)
Medical COVID-19 Questions: 1-800-962-1253
Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts