According to the CDC, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spread mainly from person-to-person contact. This includes people who are in close contact (within six feet of each other), and through respiratory droplets produced when an infected eprson coughs or sneezes. The CDC recommends taking precautionary steps to protect yourself and others, including:
Find resources for all of the above recommendations here.
- Cleaning your hands often
- Avoiding close contact with others (social distancing)
- Staying home if you are sick
- Covering coughs and sneezes
- Wearing a facemask if you are sick
- Clean and disinfect surfaces.
COVID-19-specific cleaning recommendations from the CDC: Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations
Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2, as approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Download Sampling of Recommended Cleaning and Disinfecting Procedures for Fitness and Group Exercise Zones; Gymnasiums and Sports Courts from ACSM's Health/Fitness Facility Guidelines and Standards, 5th edition.