Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
March 3, 2020
How to Prepare for Super Tuesday
Polling station workers can prevent the spread of COVID-19 through routine cleaning and disinfection of electronic equipment (such as voting machines and computers) and polling stations.
How to Prepare and Take Action for COVID-19
Americans should be prepared for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. The community can take measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Currently a vaccine or drug is not available for COVID-19. Community-based interventions such as school dismissals, event cancellations, social distancing, and creating employee plans to work remotely can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Individuals can practice everyday prevention measures like frequent hand washing, staying home when sick, and covering coughs and sneezes.
Decisions about the implementation of community measures will be made by local and state officials, in consultation with federal officials as appropriate, and based on the scope of the outbreak and the severity of illness. Implementation will require extensive community engagement, with ongoing and transparent public health communications.
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