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A graphic of a woman wearing a mask with text about masking.

Should I wear a mask?

Masks should be used by sick people to prevent transmission to other people. A mask will help keep a person's droplets in. It may be less effective to wear a mask in the community when a person is ...

A graphic shows two people 2 metres or 6 feet apart.

What is physical distancing?

Social distancing is a way that we can slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting close contact with others. Even though we are not sick, we should still keep about two meters (six feet) o...