Healthy Habits

In addition to your COVID-19 vaccine, healthy habits serve as an additional layer of protection against severe illness. Below are Tarrant County Public Health's recommendations to decrease your chances of becoming severely ill from COVID-19.



Fuel for your body

  • Weight management
  • Eat plenty of fruits & vegetables
  • Reduce sodium & sugar intake
  • Read nutrition labels 

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Strength for your body 

  • 30 minutes of physical activity daily 
  • Join a group class 
  • Find an exercise buddy for accountability
  • Reward yourself with a rest day 




A shield for your body

  • Childhood immunizations are a health foundation
  • Don't forget your yearly flu shot
  • Stay up-to-date with recommended vaccines 
  • Be informed about vaccines for traveling 




Keeping things under control

  • Keep up with scheduled appointments
  • Continue monitoring your symptoms 
  • Adopt skills to help cope with your condition
  • Find a good support system

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Essential for your wellbeing

  • Practice mindfulness
  • Journal or talk to a friend 
  • Seek professional services
  • Get plenty of sleep 

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This page was last modified on March 24, 2022


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