Health Tips

Helping Prevent Illness This Cold And Flu Season

Everyone is getting into the sharing spirit, but one thing you don’t want to share are your germs. Most viruses spread from person to person through droplets, such as when a person coughs or sneezes. Viruses also spread by touching a surface that is contaminated with these droplets and then touching your eyes, nose or mouth.  So as we enter the cold and flu season, here are some suggestions to avoid illness:


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