Preventing COVID-19 – A Guide for Unvaccinated People

Protect Yourself and Others

Protect Yourself and Others
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Individuals who are not fully vaccinated from COVID-19 can still help prevent transmission of COVID-19.

Here are some ways you can protect yourself and your family:

Get vaccinated. COVID vaccines are safe and effective.

Wear a face cover in indoor public places, crowded outdoor settings, and when in close contact with unvaccinated people.

Stay at least 6 feet apart from people you do not live with in your household. Avoid close contact with people who are sick in your home.

Avoid crowds and if indoors, open windows or doors to bring in fresh air.

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.

Get tested before and after travel or when attending events with crowds. A test kit can be sent to individuals living in Orange County at no cost. Add link

Get tested if you develop COVID-19 symptoms.

If you test positive for COVID-19, stay home and let close contacts know. A close contact is someone you were within 6 feet of for at least 15 minutes during the infectious period.

Learn more about the COVID-19 Vaccine