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It’s cold and flu season! Use these tips to keep you healthy!


Erin Schabel

February 20, 2018

Stay healthy this flu season with these tips from the Health and Counseling Center:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer especially after using the toilet, coughing or blowing your nose. 
  • Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact such as kissing, hugging, or sharing cups or eating utensils with people who are sick.
  • Use your own drinking cups and straws.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your upper shirt sleeve, not your hands.
  • If you use a tissue, throw it away after one use.
  • Clean commonly touched surfaces such as doorknobs, refrigerator handles, phones, and faucets.
  • Eat nutritious meals, get plenty of rest, and do not smoke.
  • If you’re sick, get rest, drink plenty of liquids, and avoid using alcohol and tobacco.
  • Kleenex and hand sanitizer are available for students in the Health and Counseling Center.