Coronavirus Disease 2019


Considerations for keeping children safe

Children have different needs than adults due to their ongoing physical, mental, and emotional development.

While COVID-19 initially appeared not to pose as many risks for children, the physical risks are still largely unknown yet it is important to help prevent the spread of illness among this population so as to help mitigate community spread. The resources on this page relate to helping create safer, cleaner spaces for this vulnerable population while they are in school, pre-school, or daycare.

How Do I Create a Household Plan?

This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The CDC will update this interim guidance as needed.

What If Someone Is Sick at Work?

Close off areas used by the sick person. Open outside doors and windows to increase air circulation in the area. Wait 24 hours (or as long as possible) before you clean or disinfect.

How Do I Prepare My Restaurant?

When packing foods for delivery or takeout, minimize barehanded contact with food containers and delivery bags. Continue reading to find out more.