Welcome the. If nobody in your office has the flu, wait. The more people who catch cold in the winter, the greater the risk that you will discover a bug or a virus, especially as we spend more time breathing in warm air.
In addition to feeling utterly miserable, the flu can also be life threatening. The first line of defense is to get. The second? Keep yourself and .
Here are some simple routines to reduce the risk of getting sick.
Wash your hands first.
Look, you already know that the outside world is dirty, especially if you travel by public transport or work in an office. They come in contact with all kinds of germs every day and bring them home.
Even if you onlyyou are exposed to 400 times more bacteria than on a toilet seat. Big, right?
You should wash your hands more often, especially during the flu season. Get used to washing your hands as soon as you get home ̵
Disinfect the most touched spots
Light switches, door knobs, TV remote controls, the refrigerator handle, your. All these high-traffic places in your home and office are touched several times a day and are probably full of germs.
Keep these areas clean by wiping them daily with a disinfectant spray or cleaning cloth. Look forthat are explicitly designed to kill germs to keep viruses and bacteria in check, such as Clorox wipes or Lysol spray.
Wipe off overlooked surfaces
When did you last wipe your coffee table or bedside table? These spots also pollute but are not cleaned that often.
Clean them every few days during flu season or more frequently if someone is actively ill at home. A disinfectant wipe is the easiest way, but always use something that is safe for the finish of your furniture.
Clean Your Phone
You've probably heard that mobile phones can be far more sterile than a toilet seat. We carry them everywhere and keep touching them, so it's no wonder they are so disgusting.
at least weekly with a safe detergent and a microfiber cloth. Stay away from the tough antibacterial wipes you would use at home. You can destroy the coatings on the screen of your phone.
Choose a mix of water and alcohol or water and vinegar instead. For more information about.
Wash your sheets and towels frequently
Do you wash your sheets andenough? Probably not. If you or someone else is sick at home, it is important to wash your laundry in hot water every few days to remove germs. Even better, give the for the bathroom so that they are less likely to pass on germs to others.
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