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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Prevent Respiratory Illness

Florida Department of Health - St. Johns County

Prevent Respiratory Illness - It's in your hands!

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water. If you do not have soap and water, use a hand sanitizer that is at least 60% alcohol based.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
  • Stay home when you are sick, and keep your children home when they are sick.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. If you do not have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow, not your hands.
  • Try not to touch your face with unwashed hands.
  • Do not touch or shake hands with people who are sick .

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