03 Apr Health Safety
With flu season still in effect and the most recent coronavirus pandemic, it is important to ensure that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. Washing your hands frequently and sanitizing items that are touched often is essential. Additionally, ensuring that you are getting enough vitamins and eating a healthy balanced diet with plenty of water are all ways that you can be sure that you are the healthiest version of yourself to help prevent you from getting sick. Utilize the tips below suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to keep you and your loved ones safe from getting sick and to stop the spread of germs for the remainder of the flu season.
Tips to Prevent the Spread of Germs
- Thoroughly wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If you do not have a tissue nearby, cover your mouth with the crease of your elbow and not your hands.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth, especially with unwashed hands.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Stay home when you are sick with cold or flu like symptoms.
- Practice social distancing by avoiding public places and unnecessary social gatherings.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.