This guidance is intended for people living together in close quarters, such as people who share a small apartment, or for people who live in the same household with large or extended families. The following information is aimed to help you protect those who are most vulnerable in your household. If your household includes one or more vulnerable individuals then all family members should act as if they, themselves, are at higher risk.
Learn how to protect yourself and others. Family members should leave only when absolutely necessary.
Essential errands include going to the grocery store, pharmacy, or medical appointments that cannot be delayed e. If you must leave the house, please do the following:. If people at higher risk must care for the children in their household, the children in their care should not have contact with individuals outside the household. Members of the household who are at high risk should also avoid taking care of sick people of any age who are sick. Provide a separate bedroom and bathroom for the person who is sick, if possible. If you cannot provide a separate room and bathroom, try to separate them from other household members as much as possible. Keep people at higher risk separated from Life As A Social Worker who is sick.
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