Practice Social Distancing

IDEAS FOR FUN ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH YOUR FAMILY AT HOME

Our Miami Kids Magazine Kids Reporter, Kenneth Richey, gives great ideas for activities that families can do to have fun at home!

What To Do During Social Distancing

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SAFETY TIPS FOR FAMILIES

LIMIT THE SPREAD OF GERMS AND PREVENT INFECTION

  • Stay home if you can and avoid gatherings of more than ten people.

  • Practice social distancing by keeping a distance of about six feet from others if you must go out in public.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after being in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

  • Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.

  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing; throw used tissues in the trash. If a tissue isn’t available, cough or sneeze into your elbow or sleeve, not your hands.

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, handles, desks, computers, phones, keyboards, sinks, toilets, faucets and countertops.

  • If surfaces are dirty, clean them - use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection. Full information on how to disinfect found here.

  • Wear a facemask if you are sick. You should wear a facemask when you are around other people (e.g., sharing a room or vehicle) and before you enter a healthcare provider’s office.


According to the CDC, COVID-19 symptoms include fever, shortness of breath and a cough. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure. Call your doctor for medical advice if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop symptoms.