In its February 12th press briefing, the CDC highlighted these five key, layered-mitigation strategies:

  1. The universal and correct use of masks.
  2. The universal and correct use of physical distancing.
  3. The universal and correct use of handwashing and respiratory etiquette.
  4. The universal and correct use of cleaning and maintaining healthy facilities.
  5. And diagnostic and rapid and efficient-contact tracing, in combination with isolation and quarantine, and in collaboration with the health department.

Click here for the complete transcript of the CDC’s update on COVID-19.