U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.


Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Taping drains and faucets in the bathroom for shelter-in place

You do not need to tape drains or faucet openings. However, you should seal around water pipes coming through the wall into the room. This can be done in advance with caulk or other appropriate material to eliminate any air leaks.

Last Updated: 08/28/2019

Return to top