In the wake of the swine flu outbreak, here are a few tips from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for staying healthy.
-Don’t go close to sick people.
-Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing and be sure to throw the tissue in the trashcan afterwards.
-Make sure to wash your hands with soap and water. Hand cleansers that are alcohol-based are also good.
-Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth to prevent the spread of germs.
-If you’re sick, stay home. In addition, reduce your contact with people so you won’t infect them.
-Take heed to public health advice, which could include staying away from crowds.
-Stay up-to-date on the latest info on the outbreak by visiting CDC's Web site.
Get the latest info on the outbreak, including prevention tips and more HERE.