How To Protect Yourself From The Flu

To prevent the spread of the flu virus, health officials recommended the following precautions:

— Cover your cough and sneezes with a tissue.

— If you do not have a tissue, cough into your elbow.

— Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

— Wash your hands often and thoroughly with soap and warm water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

— Stay home when you are sick.

— Stay home until you have been symptom-free for 24 hours.