COVID-19: How to make yourself safe during and after your office work

Before going to work

Remove your watch and jewelry.

Wear your personal clothing to work, but bring your work clothes in a washable bag, along with a pair of shoes that can be easily cleaned and left at work or in your car.

Bring lunch in a disposable bag.

Practice proper hand hygiene.


During work

Disinfect your phone, name tag or ID badge, eyewear, and any work supplies regularly.

Perform hand hygiene after touching frequently used objects and surfaces.

Avoid handshakes or high-fives.

Disinfect your lunch space before and after eating.

Practice physical distancing.

Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like gloves or a mask as directed.


After work

Take a minute to reflect on three things that went well today; be proud of the work you did.

Disinfect your phone, name tag or ID badge, eyewear, and any work supplies; leave what you can at work.
Handle possibly contaminated items (shoes, work bag, work clothes) with care.

Place work clothes in your dirty clothes bag in the trunk of your car or directly into the washing machine when you get home.

Wash your work clothes and dirty clothes bag with detergent.

Leave your work shoes outside the home or in your dirty clothes bag.

Keep your street clothes and shoes in a clean and washable bag, separate from your work clothes.
Shower immediately after arriving home.