Germs are all around us. Some germs that can make us sick can live on surfaces for weeks or even months. And despite your best efforts, you can’t keep every germ from coming into your home. There are, however, certain precautions you can take to reduce germs from spreading throughout your home and to your family.
Blog posts tagged “colds:”
It's no fun to get sick at any time of year, but coming down with a cold - or worse - while you're on vacation just seems unfair. Follow these tips to help keep you healthy - and prepared - for preventing summer illness.
Those nasty bugs that can make you sick come from more than your friend with the flu who sneezed on you. They live on doorknobs, TV remotes and cellphones. They come from things and places that you might not realize harbor germs.
True or False? Washing your hands with antibacterial soap provides better protection against illness than washing with plain soap.
As an infection preventionist, I see people’s hands and I think of germs. We pick up germs and other microbes from touching hundreds of surfaces every day. Washing your hands to get rid of these germs is one of the easiest and best things you can do for your health.
The CDC recommends the following germ-fighting technique for washing your hands:
True or False? Green-tinged mucus means that your illness has progressed to a sinus infection and you will need antibiotics.