Protecting Yourself Against COVID-19 And Other Contagious Illnesses
Available for MP4 video download by purchasing a corporate or single-site license.
Updated April 2021 to include vaccine information and related CDC guidance.
COVID-19 has become a global pandemic and all employees need to understand their role in preventing its spread in their homes, workplaces and communities. This program stresses the importance of good hygiene and social distancing as the primary ways the general public can reduce the spread of the virus. It also shows examples of frequent hand washing and the disinfecting of commonly touched items in various home, office, and workplace settings, and emphasizes the importance of not touching our face with our hands.
The program explains that infected droplets can travel six feet during a cough or sneeze and that the disease may also spread when an infected person speaks or breathes via small fluid particles called aerosols. Additionally, it points out that asymptomatic carriers can spread the virus to others and that social distancing or “physical separation” and self-isolation when required are the best ways to prevent the spread of the infection.
- The signs and symptoms of a COVID-19 infection
- When to seek medical attention and when not to
- The importance of social distancing and self-isolation
- The best methods to prevent the spread of the virus at home, in the workplace, and in the community