The flu can be dangerous. In addition to missing work days, you are at risk of getting serious health conditions like asthma and diabetes. By taking extra steps in preventing catching the flu, you are able to avoid spending sick days in bed.
There are some ways that you can avoid catching the flu, and here are some of them:
- Make sure that you get the flu vaccine this year. By receiving the flu shot each year, you build an immunity the virus. This helps you to prevent getting sick in the future as well.
- Wash your hands frequently and make sure you do not touch your face or mouth with unwashed hands. Germs travel everywhere. They can be hovering over your keyboard, business’s door handle, or pretty much ANYWHERE.
- Stay healthy by eating a healthy balanced diet, getting enough hours of sleep, drinking a lot of water, and exercising frequently. By keeping yourself healthy and keeping your immune system strong, your body will be able to fight off the flu virus and other bacteria as they try to make their creeping appearance.
- Lastly, avoid smoking at all costs. Smoking increases your chances of getting sick. It has also been found to cause more serious side effects to those that catch the flu. Smoking can cause more severe infections, bronchial issues, and in conjunction with the flu, heightens the risk of death.
How Unitex Can Help With Flu Prevention
Be sure to stay safe this winter season. Help yourself, your loved ones, your coworkers, or your employees from catching any colds or the flu as much as possible by taking extra precautions. Medical facilities should offer further sanitation relief by providing sanitizers, anti-bacterial products, and clean fresh linens for both patients and employees. This will prevent the spread of diseases among the health care facility. Do not hesitate in contacting us at Unitex for your health care linen needs. We provide sterile products with high-quality materials, perfect for any type of medical facility.