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Stop COVID-19 – Public health

Stop COVID-19 flyers about public health.

These are flyers and images available for use by state and local government to use in their public messaging campaigns. 

Table of Contents

COVID-19 fact vs. fiction

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What you should know about a negative COVID-19 test result:

Fiction:

  • If I get a negative result, I can see friends and family again and not worry about spreading the virus

Fact:

  • A person can be asymptomatic and test negative and still have the virus; unknowingly passing it on to others

Fiction:

  • If I am exposed to someone with COVID-19 today I will test positive for the virus tomorrow

Fact:

  • It can take 3-5 days after exposure before a test result will show up as positive

Regardless of your COVID-19 test result, you must quarantine for length of time advised by your public health authority

Face Mask Requirements

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NEW FACE MASK REQUIREMENTS

Effective November 6, 2020*

  • All persons over the age of 5** MUST wear a face covering whenever in public, indoors or outdoors
  • Face coverings are required when in a vehicle with non-household members

Failure to comply with this order may result in a civil fine of up to $300 per violation

*In accordance with Executive Order #55

**Masks are encouraged but not required for ages 2-5

While you wait for the results of your COVID-19 test

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Next steps after a COVID-19 test flyer

Wait and Stay Home after your test

  • You must isolate if you are symptomatic or quarantine if you were exposed to someone with COVID-19

After you receive your results

If you have a Positive test result: 

  • Answer the call from your Local Health Department or MA COVID Team
  • Confirm your name, address, and date of birth
  • Provide contact information for those you have recently been in physical contact with
  • Follow instructions to safely isolate and quarantine

If you have a Negative test result:

  • Continue 14-day quarantine from last suspected exposure if you have been identified as a close contact.
  • If you do not have any symptoms, you may get tested on or after day 8 of your quarantine. Stay in quarantine until you get your results. If your test comes back negative and you still do not have symptoms, you can end your quarantine after day 10.

Field hospital hiring

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field hospital hiring

Help Fight COVID-19

Now hiring staff for field hospitals

  • Full-time and part-time positions
  • First, second, and third shift
  • Variety of roles available

DCU Center field hospital: UMassMemorialResponds.com

Lowell General field hospital: LowellGeneralResponds.com

Carpooling

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carpooling safety

STOP COVID-19 Keep yourself and your passengers safe.

• Limit number of occupants

• All occupants should wear a face covering

• Open vehicle windows

• Clean touch points frequently

YOU HAVE THE POWER TO SAVE A LIFE

Signs for Parks

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Help your community stop COVID-19

YOU HAVE THE POWER TO SAVE A LIFE

  • Wear a mask
  • Wash your hands
  • Keep your distance
  • Don't share food, drinks or utensils
  • Feel sick? Stay home
  • Get tested
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