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  2. How to Protect Yourself and Others | CDC

    In those situations, use as many prevention strategies as you can, such as practicing hand hygiene, consistently and correctly wearing a high-quality mask, improving ventilation, and keeping your distance, when possible, from the person who is sick or who tested positive.

  3. What is social distancing and how can it slow the spread of ...

    Social distancing is a public health practice that aims to prevent sick people from coming in close contact with healthy people in order to reduce opportunities for disease transmission. It can include large-scale measures like canceling group events or closing public spaces, as well as individual decisions such as avoiding crowds.

  4. Social distancing - Wikipedia

    In public health, social distancing, also called physical distancing, is a set of non-pharmaceutical interventions or measures intended to prevent the spread of a contagious disease by maintaining a physical distance between people and reducing the number of times people come into close contact with each other.

  5. What Is Social Distancing? How to Use It Amid Coronavirus - Time

    Social distancing is not the same as self-quarantine or isolation, two other practices being utilized to minimize the coronavirus spread. The key difference is that a quarantine or isolation ...

  6. Social Distancing, Isolation, and Quarantine - WebMD

    Social distancing is one of the types of distancing that government officials recommend during a widespread outbreak of a disease. Others are quarantine, isolation, and shelter-in-place or...

  7. Social Distancing: The Impact on Your Health and Immune System

    Social distancing is a term used in public health that means to stay home or separate yourself from others as much as possible, in order to prevent or reduce the likelihood of the spread of...

  8. Social Distancing Guidelines for Covid-19 - What You Need to Know

    Social distancing means avoiding close physical contact so the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 cannot spread between people. Close personal contact means being within 6 feet (2 meters) of another person for at least 15 minutes over 24 hours. It is important to follow worldwide, national, and local social distancing guidelines.

  9. CDC ends COVID-19 social distancing recommendation

    Two and a half years since the pandemic began, the CDC said Americans no longer need to stay at least 6 feet away from each other, since an estimated 95% of people over the age of 16 have some...

  10. Specific Settings | COVID-19 | CDC

    Specific Settings. Updated Dec. 7, 2022. Español | Other Languages. Print. COVID-19 by County: COVID-19 Community Levels are a tool to help you and communities decide what prevention steps to take based on hospitalizations and cases. Check your community level.

  11. Social Distancing - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

    Social distancing has been one of the hallmark strategies during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, to contain the spread of the disease. Around the world, people experienced confinement either at the beginning, during the second wave or while an outbreak is reported. With people working from home, children and teenagers taking ...