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Stopping The Flu

Saturday, September 23, 2017

                                   
  

Keep your hands clean 

  • Wash your hands often with soap and warms water
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water aren't available and if your hands are not visibly dirty.  Make sure the product you use has an alcohol content of 60% or higher. 

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Get a flu shot          

  • Get your flu shot each year.  Visit one of the Health Unit clinics, or see your own health care provider.

 

Cover your coughs and sneezes the right way

  • Cover your mouth and nose with your sleeve (e.g. into your elbow) when you cough or sneeze.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, if you used a tissue or if you used your hands to cover up.

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Clean and disinfect commonly touched surfaces

  • Clean and disinfect commonly used surfaces like door knobs, telephones, keyboards and light switches. Use your regular household cleaner.
 
 
 

Stay home if you are sick

  • Try to stay home from school, work or other social activities if you are sick to prevent spreading germs to others.

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Stay healthy 

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For all clinic schedules call the FLU LINE: 624-9082 -Toll free 1-866-607-3337 (October through December) .
For FLU information or questions call - 625 - 5900 - Toll free I-888-294-6630.