You can help slow the spread of colds and flu .  Always remember to:

  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue and throw it away
  • If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your sleeve
  • Wash hands often

Other Good Health Habits:

  • Avoid close contact
    Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.
  • Stay home when you are sick
    If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
    Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Take good care of yourself
    Make sure to exercise daily, eat healthy food, drink water and get plenty of sleep.