CDC: COVID-19 Household Checklist (Detailed)


CDC: COVID-19 Household Checklist (Detailed)

10 steps
  • Source: CDC, Get Your Home Ready

  • This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available.

  • Before a COVID-19 outbreak occurs in your community: Plan

  • A COVID-19 outbreak could last for a long time in your community.

  • Depending on the severity of the outbreak, public health officials may recommend community actions designed to help keep people healthy, reduce exposures to COVID-19, and slow the spread of the disease.

  • Local public health officials may make recommendations appropriate to your local situation.

  • Creating a household plan can help protect your health and the health of those you care about in the event of an outbreak of COVID-19 in your community.

  • You should base the details of your household plan on the needs and daily routine of your household members.

  • Create a household plan of action

  • Practice good personal health habits and plan for home-based actions

  • Be prepared if your child’s school or childcare facility is temporarily dismissed

  • Plan for potential changes at your workplace

  • During a COVID-19 outbreak in your community: Act

  • During an outbreak in your community, protect yourself and others by:

  • Put your household plan into action

  • Inform your workplace if you need to change your regular work schedule check icon

  • Take the following steps to help protect your children during an outbreak

  • After a COVID-19 outbreak has ended in your community: Follow Up

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of your household’s plan of action