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How to Avoid the Flu in Your Office

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Keep your office healthy by following these tips.

Every winter many, many people fall ill with colds and  the flu, which is why it’s called flu season. There are numerous habits we all have, and embrace casually every day, that can actually help the flu and other illnesses spread more easily. Here are a few things you can do which, when paired with professional commercial cleaning for your office, will help keep all those unpleasant and pesky illnesses at bay.  

Give Flu Shots At Work

One of the easiest ways to prevent the flu and its consequent spread through your entire workplace. Is by making use of vaccination. In fact, the Center for Disease Control says that vaccination is the number one step when it comes to the prevention of the flu. However, many people who work a full week simply do not have the time to get vaccinated. Between work hours and commitments outside of the office, many people simply cannot find the time,  which is what makes having vaccinations available in the office key to flu prevention.

Some Hygiene Steps To Embrace At The Office

Here are some healthy habits to engage in to stop you from getting or spreading the flu. Wash your hands regularly and avoid touching your nose, mouth, or eyes. Cover your mouth when you cough and sneeze, but don’t use your hand to do it. Use a tissue to cover your nose and mouth and throw it away immediately. Use hand sanitizer or wash your hands with soap whenever you cough, blow your nose or sneeze. Avoid shaking hands or getting too close to people during flu season. Also, make sure to avoid using other employee’s personal equipment, such as computers, headsets, and phones. Personal hygiene is as important as commercial cleaning.    

There Is Only One Way To Literally Keep The Flu Out

Encourage sick employees to stay home if they are sick. While you may lose that employee for a few days, if they come to work sick they may get a number of other employees sick, why you may also lose for days or weeks.

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