You can become infected by coming into
close contact (about 6 feet or two
arm lengths) with a person who has
COVID-19. COVID-19 is primarily spread
from person to person.
• You can become infected from respiratory
droplets when an infected person coughs,
sneezes, or talks.
• You may also be able to get it by touching a
surface or object that has the virus on it, and
then by touching your mouth, nose, or eyes.

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