States voting in next week’s primaries are scrambling to prepare for the contests as coronavirus spreads across the U.S.

State election officials in Florida, Arizona, Ohio, and Illinois are following advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and are encouraging voters to vote early or mail their ballots in ahead of their primaries on Tuesday.

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Meanwhile, voters who can only make it to the polls on primary day have been asked to arrive at off-peak times in an effort to avoid close contact in long lines. The CDC has also recommended drive-thru voting for eligible voters in districts where the practice is allowed.

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