Currently a vaccine or drug is not available for COVID-19. Community-based interventions such as school dismissals, event cancellations, social distancing, and creating employee plans to work remotely can help slow the spread of coronavirus.
Individuals can practice everyday prevention measures like frequent hand washing, staying home when sick, and covering coughs and sneezes. Illinoisans should be prepared for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. The community can take measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.