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Town of Caroga
COVID-19
Guidance

March 17, 2020

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) recommends that individuals should follow these guidelines to prevent the spread of the virus:

  1. Wash your hands regularly,

  2. Cover your cough or sneeze,

  3. Avoid touching your face,

  4. Avoid close contact with others and large public gatherings if possible, and

  5. Stay home if you are sick. Individuals who are experiencing symptoms and may have traveled to areas of concern or have been in contact with somebody who has traveled to these areas should call ahead to their health care provider before seeking treatment in person. Even if you have not been in contact with an infected person or an affected area, but are experiencing all symptoms of COVID-19, you should call NYSDOH at 1-888-364-3065 to receive guidance on what to do and how-to self-quarantine.

Higher Risk Population Related Information

Avoid close contact with people who are sick, and take everyday preventive actions: