Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Flu Prevention Is In Your Hands

With proper hygiene, you can help prevent flu and other infections which is in addition to getting the flu vaccine.

Always wash hands often, especially when dirty and before eating.

Don't cough or sneeze into your hands, - instead, use tissue or your elbow (sleeve).

Discard tissue right away after using and wash hands.

Don't place your fingers in your eyes, nose or mouth.

Carry small bottles of alcohol-based hand sanitizers to use before eating, after contact with others and after being in publci areas, such as mall, grocery store, restaurants or hospitals.