Since we are now well on our way to cold and flu season, it is important to remember the basics of staying healthy and preventing the spread of germs.  A few basic tips to keep from missing work (and even play) and to help your co-workers stay healthy:

  1. Wash your hands frequently.  If you can’t wash frequently, then keep antibacterial hand sanitizer with you. Keeping clean hands will help prevent you from catching a cold or virus and will also help prevent germs from spreading if you fall ill.
  2. Eat healthy.  By increasing your fruit and vegetable intake you will help boost your immune system with the extra vitamin C.
  3. Stay active.  By exercising and getting up to move around it will help keep your blood flowing and strengthen your immune system.
  4. If you fall ill, make sure you cough or sneeze into your elbow or upper arm to prevent the spread of germs to others.

These basic health steps can help you and your co-workers stay healthy and miss less work, and holiday parties through the winter season!

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