A recent survey of American adults found that 76% worried about becoming ill if they had to stay home and take care of the sick during a severe flu pandemic.1
  Learn infection control measures. 


Setting up a Sick Room

Wash hands for 15 seconds with soap and water

infection prevention

Cover a cough or sneeze with tissue

prevent infection
Last week I was in a major airport where announcements about infection prevention were played.  "Cover a cough with tissue; cover a sneeze; wash your hands often."  These helpful reminders were unfortunately ignored by many people.  I observed adults and children coughing and sneezing, wiping noses with their hands. Were these people unaware of the announcements?  Did they forget to follow the basic instructions? I wonder. 
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