Handwashing is another excellent tool for preventing the spread of COVID-19. Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Hand sanitizer can be used if soap and water are not available. Disinfect frequently-touched surfaces often.
Face masks, when worn properly, may help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Masks are not a substitute for proper physical distancing. Surgical masks and N95s need to be reserved for medical professionals and first responders.