What you need to know now about COVID-19 in Florida
Adults 65 and older and those with underlying medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes and lung disease are more likely to develop serious illness. Here’s what you can do right now.
Review your symptoms
Use the CDC’s self-checker to help make decisions and seek appropriate medical care regarding COVID-19.
Call first about testing
Call your health care provider or County Health Department if you have symptoms to determine if you need a test.
Wash for 20 sec.
Wash hands often with soap and water – 20 seconds or longer (or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol).
Practice social distancing
If you are around other people, keep 6 feet between you when possible. Avoid hugs, handshakes, large gatherings and close quarters.