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Do Your Part to Stop Spreading Colds and Flu

cold flu preventionYou can play a part in stopping the spread of flu and cold. Start by staying at home to avoid infecting other people at the workplace.

Key takeaways:

  • ¬† ¬†Protect yourself when you get flu or a cold and take measures to prevent passing the infection to other people.
  • Avoid any close contact with people — including those who are not infected and others who already have a cold or flu.
  • Clean and disinfect commonly used surfaces at home, at work or at school to avoid passing on the infection.

Wash your hands often. Use soap and warm water and wash for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water aren’t available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

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