COVID Corner: Recommended Public Health Strategies

Please see this report (PDF | on web), which addresses COVID-19 pandemic control. The report, provided by the CDC, discusses a multipronged application of evidence-based strategies while improving health equity:

  • universal face mask use
  • physical distancing
  • avoiding nonessential indoor spaces
  • increasing testing
  • prompt quarantine of exposed persons
  • safeguarding those at increased risk for severe illness or death
  • protecting essential workers
  • postponing travel
  • enhancing ventilation and hand hygiene
  • achieving widespread COVID-19 vaccination coverage