This page includes guidance to help you care for yourself and your loved ones. Guidance for businesses, schools, and organizations can be found on the City’s Reopening with Care site.
For guidance in multiple languages, visit translated documents.
To read blog posts about COVID-19, visit news archives.
Health care providers can get the latest disease guidance about COVID-19 on the Health Department’s Health Information Portal.
|How can I protect myself from COVID-19? PDF||Illustrated guidance on how to practice good health habits during COVID-19.||May 8, 2020|
|Why, when, and how to wear a mask PDF||Illustrated instructions on why, when, and how to wear a mask to protect you from catching COVID-19 or infecting others.||April 29, 2020|
|When is it safe for a worker to return to work after COVID-19? PDF||Illustrated guidance to help workers and employers understand when it is safe for someone to return to work after COVID-19.||July 28, 2020|
|Know your rights as an employee PDF||Guidance from the Mayor's Office of Labor on the COVID-19 protections your Pennsylvania employer is legally required to provide.||May 12, 2020|
|When to seek medical attention PDF||Illustrated guidance on what should you do if you think you have COVID-19.||May 8, 2020|
|Criteria to discontinue quarantine or isolation PDF||Criteria to discontinue quarantine or isolation for persons exposed to or with confirmed/suspected COVID-19.||July 23, 2020|
|Home care instructions for COVID-19 PDF||Written instructions on how to care for yourself or another person in your home.||July 28, 2020|
|Home care instructions for COVID-19 PDF||Illustrated instructions on how to care for yourself or another person in your home.||June 2, 2020|
|Home cleaning guidance for COVID-19 PDF||Illustrated instructions on how to properly clean and disinfect your home.||May 18, 2020|
|Safety checklist for congregate settings PDF||Guidance to assist congregate settings in reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission, including health and safety recommendations and cleaning tips.||July 29, 2020|
|Caregiver’s guide to childcare PDF||We can all do our part to help children and staff at childcare and early education centers stay healthy and safe while Philadelphia reopens with care.||July 3, 2020|
|Transporting patients with COVID-19: Guidance for non-professionals PDF||Recommendations for how family members and other non-professionals can safely transport someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.||April 6, 2020|
|Guidance for businesses and organizations PDF||Best practice recommendations to help businesses and organizations keep their employees safe.||July 23, 2020|