Social distancing is the public health practice of encouraging people to keep their physical distance from each in order to slow the spread of infection. This is especially important during a disease outbreak.

The purpose of social distancing is to reduce the spread of influenza and to lessen the impact on society and especially on the medical care system.

If you are sick with the flu, the best way to keep it from spreading is stay home!

There are many simple steps that you can take to protect yourself from infectious diseases. Protecting yourself is essential to keeping you and those around you healthy.