Actions you can take to stop the spread of COVID-19
COVID-19 is a serious health threat.
An animation of a man at a gas station. He coughs into his hand. A purple circle appears on his hand to show contamination.
When you touch things like gas pumps…
He reaches for the gas pump and a purple circle appears on the handle to show that it could now also be contaminated.
A woman at the same gas pump, reaches for same handle. A purple circle appears to show the pump handle might be contaminated.
… door handles...
The same woman opens the door to the grocery store. At the point where she makes contact with the door handle, a purple circle appears to show that it too might now be contaminated.
A man touches the same door handle at the grocery store. A purple circle appears on the door handle to show that it too might now be contaminated.
… or someone else's cell phone, you can spread the virus, even if you don't have symptoms.
The same man passes his cell phone to his daughter to show her something on the screen. A purple circle appears on the cell phone to show that it might now be contaminated as well.
The same girl goes out for a walk, and then an overview of the neighbourhood with a multitude of purple circles appears to illustrate the virus spreading.
Don't put lives at risk.
Wash your hands, stay 2 metres apart - that's a distance of two arm's lengths, and if you're sick, stay home to save lives.
A message from the Government of Canada.
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