CBJ offers advice on how to stay safe from COVID-19

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The City & Borough Juneau is recommending common-sense advice to stay safe from coronavirus.

    According to CBJ Public Information Officer Lisa Phu, for the general public, stay home if you are sick with a respiratory illness. If you develop a fever, stay home for at least 24 hours after the fever subsides.

    Stay at least six feet away from anyone who is coughing, sneezing, or feeling feverish. Avoid large gatherings and crowded places as much as possible.

    Avoid shaking hands and hugging as much as possible. If you live in a rural area, consider limiting non-essential travel to protect your community.

    For high-risk groups, which includes persons aged 60 years and over, and persons with underlying medical conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, or other immune compromising illnesses.

    When you go out in public, try to maintain at least 6 feet distance from people – especially from people who are sick. Avoid crowds as much as possible, especially large gatherings. Avoid cruise travel and non-essential air travel.

    For more information on the coronavirus disease, go to CBJ’s COVID-19 webpage at juneau.org/covid-19.

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