Prevent Infection

Prevent Infection

To help slow the spread of COVID-19, there are three basic infection prevention habits you can do today to keep you and those around you well. 

Wear a mask

Learn how to wear a mask to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Wash your hands

Learn the 5 steps to hand-washing.

Keep your distance

Learn what social distancing, or physical distancing, means and why it's important to keep your distance.

Want more information on infection prevention?

For more scientifically proven resources to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website offers many resources to help prevent infection or guide if you become ill. Learn more

Local, State & National Resources

Douglas County Coronavirus Hub

Lawrence Douglas County Public Health

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)

COVID-19 Hotline: 866-534-3463 or email

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Coronavirus Self Checker