*Avoid contact with sick people.

*Discuss travel with your healthcare provider. Older adults and travelers with underlying health issues may be at risk for more severe disease.

*Avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.

*Clean your hands often by washing them with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at 60%-95% alcohol. Soap and water should be used if hands are visibly dirty.

*Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

*Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.

*Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations.

*May want to reconsider traveling on a plane because there isn’t any new air circulation for a long period of time.

*Could be quarantined before traveling.