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Prevention

All Illinoisans should be prepared for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community and take corresponding measures to reduce the spread of the virus.

Prevention In Your Community

Guidance and recommendations on preventing COVID-19 in your community.

Prevention At Home

Guidance and recommendations for preventing COVID-19 in your home.

Prevention In Your School

What precautions can be taken to protect the health and safety of students, teachers, staff, and their families?

Prevention At Work

The following interim guidance may help prevent workplace exposures to acute respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings. 

Prevention In Long-Term Care Facilities

What precautions can be taken to protect the health and safety of students, teachers, staff, and their families?

Prevention In Homeless Shelters

What precautions can be taken to protect the health and safety of students, teachers, staff, and their families?

Prevention During Adult Day Programs

When a novel virus with pandemic potential emerges, nonpharmaceutical interventions, also called community mitigation strategies, often are the most readily available interventions to help slow transmission of the virus in communities.