7 Tips to prevent the flu7 Helpful Tips To Prevent The Flu Bug From Invading You & Your Loved Ones This Season

It’s that time of year again when the nasty flu bug attempts to make its way through your home, your work, & at your schools.

What can you do about it you ask? Well, the CDC (Center of Disease Control) states that “the single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year”. They also suggest good health habits.


Here are 7 great health tips to drastically reduce the chances of infection:

  1. Increase your personal space.
    A great way to avoid getting sick is to simply avoid getting close to those around you who are sick. Keep your distance!
  2. Don’t go out.
    When Make a point to stay home from work, school, or running errands when you are sick to avoid spreading it to others.
  3. Cover your nose and mouth.
    Don’t cough or sneeze without covering your nose and mouth. This may prevent those around you from catching the flu.
  4. Keep your hands extra clean.
    Flu germs could be anywhere. Make sure you wash you thoroughly wash your hands often using soap & water or an alcohol-based sanitizer.
  5. Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth.
    Every time you touch your eyes, nose or mouth, you chance introducing germs into your body. Avoid this if at all possible.
  6. Keep frequently touched surfaces around you clean and disinfected.
    Implement a routine of cleaning frequently touched surfaces with a disinfectant cleaner at home, work, & at school.
  7. Boost your immunity
    Boost your immunity by getting enough sleep, staying active, managing your stress, drinking plenty of fluids, and eating nutritious foods.

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