“Sharing is caring” is a regular catch phrase in the Mol household – but when it comes to Colds and Flu it couldn’t be further from the truth. Here’s a few essential things you can do to avoid getting or giving your virus to someone else…
Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze and throw the tissue away after you use it. Hanky’s should be banned! No time to grab a tissue? Cough or sneeze into the inside of your elbow instead of your hands.
Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol based hand rub.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth – we do this more often than we realize, every three minutes in fact.
Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
If you are sick with flu-like illness, stay at home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone.
So you’re washing your hands, sneezing into your sleeves – now it’s time to add some superfoods to your family’s meals for some extra flu-fighting punch.
It takes more than an apple a day to keep the doctor away…
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