There is currently no vaccine to prevent 2019-nCoV infection. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Right now, 2019-nCoV has not been found to be spreading in the United States, so there are no additional precautions recommended for the general public to take. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:
These are everyday habits that can help prevent the spread of several viruses.
Closely following recommended prevention measures is the best method for protecting yourself from sickness. Campus Health Services will properly screen for and closely follow any suspected cases of illness, as recommended by the CDC.