Social Media Toolkit: Daily Life & Going Out

Social Media Toolkit: Daily Life & Going Out
Updated July 6, 2020

Everyday Carry:

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Going out? Keep these items on hand when in public spaces: a mask, disinfecting wipes, and a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol, if possible. Learn more about everyday ways to slow the spread of #COVID19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/going-out.html

Considerations for Going Out

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Planning to host summer gatherings or cook-outs with people not in your household? Check out CDC’s new tips to help protect you and your family.

  • Remind guests to stay home if they are sick.
  • Arrange tables and chairs to allow for social distancing of at least 6 feet apart.
  • Encourage guests to bring their own food and drinks.

See more tips: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/personal-social-activities.html

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Wondering how you can do your daily activities safely while protecting yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19? To help you determine your level of risk, answer these questions about “Deciding to Go Out:”  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/deciding-to-go-out.html

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Wondering how you can do your daily activities safely while protecting yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19?

The more closely you interact with others and the longer that interaction, the higher the risk of COVID-19 spread.

So, think about

  • How many people will be there?
  • Will the space be indoors or outdoors?
  • Will you spend a lot of time with others?

(“PST” here’s a hint – think People, Space, and Time.)

Learn more about assessing the risk when you‘re deciding to go out: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/deciding-to-go-out.html

#CDC #PhysicalDistance

Tips for Parents:

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Parents: Sudden changes in routine, as well as being home all the time can be hard for children.

Signs of stress include:

  • Excessive worry or sadness
  • Unhealthy sleeping or eating habits
  • Difficulty with attention and concentration

Get tips for talking with your child about coronavirus: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/talking-with-children.html

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Is your child worried about #COVID19? Learn the facts so you can answer your children’s questions. Make sure to explain the simple things they can do, like washing their hands often. Learn more here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/share-facts.html

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Parents: Keep your children and relatives healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak: postpone in-person visits with grandparents and any other family & friends. Find creative ways for you and your children to connect with them- a phone call, video chat, or handwritten letters. Learn more tips: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/children.html

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#Parents:  Keep your children & others healthy during the #COVID19 outbreak: postpone visits with grandparents & older family members. Find creative ways for you & your children to connect with them- a phone call, video chat, or letters. See more tips: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/children.html

Ridesharing

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If you plan to use rideshares or taxis, protect yourself and others from #COVID19 during your ride:

  • Wear a mask, as able
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Use hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol after entering AND leaving the vehicle
  • Avoid rides where multiple passengers outside your household are in the vehicle
  • When you arrive at your destination, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

For more tips: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/using-transportation.html#rideshare-taxi

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If you plan to use rideshares or taxis, protect yourself & others from #COVID19 during your ride. Wear a mask, as able, and practice hand hygiene when leaving the vehicle AND when you arrive at your destination. More tips: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/using-transportation.html#rideshare-taxi

Travel by Car, Bus, or Train

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If you travel, take these steps to protect yourself & others from COVID-19 during your trip:

  • Wash your hands often
  • Avoid close contact with others
  • Wear a mask in public
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Pick up food at drive-throughs, curbside restaurant service, or stores

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If you travel, take these steps to protect yourself & others from #COVID19 during your trip. https://bit.ly/2IZicXjexternal icon

Stress

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Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like COVID-19. You may feel anxiousness, anger, sadness, or overwhelmed. Find ways to reduce your stress to help yourself and the people you care about.

  • Learn the common signs of stress.
  • Make time to unwind and do activities you enjoy.
  • Talk with family and friends by phone, text, or email.
  • If you or a loved one is feeling overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

Learn more about stress and coping during the COVID-19 outbreak: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

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Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxiousness, anger, sadness, or overwhelmed. If you or a loved one is feeling overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. Learn more: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

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Takeout Food

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Picking up takeout food while slowing the spread of COVID-19?

  • Order & pay online or over the phone when possible.
  • Accept take-out without in-person contact or stay at least 6 feet away from others.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol after bringing home your food.

Learn more about taking essential trips at this time: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/essential-goods-services.html

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Getting take-out while slowing the spread of #COVID19? Order & pay online or by phone, accept take-out without in-person contact if possible, stay 6 feet away from others, & wash your hands with soap & water after bringing home your food: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/essential-goods-services.html