Protecting Yourself: Know How COVID-19 Spreads.

Experts say COVID-19 spreads mainly from person to person. When we cough or sneeze we produce respiratory droplets that can reach people in our immediate surroundings (ex: 6ft radius). Such droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. Social distancing is one of the most popular infection control method, however, there are more ways to prevent catching this virus:

Cover coughs and sneezes and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
Wash your hands often especially after coughing and sneezing
Stay home if you’re sick and avoid close contact with people who are sick
Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others
Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces

Recent studies suggest that COVID-19 can you can still spread the virus even if you are not showing symptoms. No vaccine exists for this virus so the best way to prevent infection is by avoiding unnecessary contact with others and following the advice above.
Source: CDC