How to Stay Safe During a Pandemic

As seen by the rapid spread of COVID-19, we live under the constant threat of new global pandemics that can significantly disrupt our ability to live and work safely. With each new pandemic we face, however, we grow stronger in our ability to defend ourselves and more quickly address new illnesses.

To help individuals and families protect themselves from ongoing health crises, see the below ‘Resources by Type’ for support documents, websites, and other resources to learn how to stay safe in a pandemic situation, including cleaning and disinfection protocols, how to use personal protective equipment, and disinfectants to use against influenza.

Looking for easy-to-understand resources about controlling infectious diseases in the workplace?

AIHA's Commit to C.A.R.E. initiative funded by a grant from CDC provides short videos, cool posters, and simple checklists to help you protect workers and our communities.

Resources by Type


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Other Resources