Virus Prevention Tips

If you’ve seen the news, Enterovirus EV-D68 has reached the Capital District. Now is a good time for some tips to help prevent the spread of viruses this fall.

  1. Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds
  2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  3. Avoid kissing, hugging, and sharing cups or eating utensils with people who are sick.
  4. Disinfect frequently touched surfaces, such as toys and doorknobs, especially if someone is sick.
  5. Use the same precautions you would use to prevent the spread of influenza.

Source: NYS Department of Health

Read more about Enterovirus EV-D68 in the Times Union