Stay healthy with these helpful facts about the flu!
Proper hand washing made easy
Hand hygiene is important every day, but during cold and flu season it's even more important. There are many times that you will find yourself with dirty hands and a sink with soap and water is nowhere near. A solution to this common situation is to keep Wet Ones® antibacterial hand wipes close by. They eliminate 99.99% of bacteria. Unlike hand sanitizers, Wet Ones® wipe away grime without drying out hands. Plus, their convenient size makes it easy to take them wherever you go.
If you are fortunate to be near a sink with soap, proper hand washing is an extremely effective way to prevent the spread of germs and viruses that causes illnesses.
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Stay healthy and eliminate germs in the workplace.
Whether we like it or not, the flu season is back. Here are some facts to help protect yourself and the office from illness.
Influenza is an extremely contagious respiratory illness that affects up to 20% of Americans every year. Symptoms include runny nose, congestion, sore throat, headache and cough. In more severe cases, the infected person will experience fever, body aches, extreme fatigue and dry cough. These symptoms usually occur within 2 to 3 days of infection and last between 2 to 14 days.
To prevent the spread of germs in the office, it just takes a little effort and your favorite disinfectant or cleaner. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the use of an EPA approved broad spectrum disinfectant to eliminate viruses including influenza, MRSA and more. Whether you are cleaning desktops, bathroom fixtures, breakroom tables or any other hard surface, Diversey has a full assortment of disinfectants that eliminate germs completely and quickly. Try Virex II 256, Crew NA Bowl and Bathroom Disinfectants and Oxivir Five 16 to avoid infection and sickness in the office.
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Quick tips for preventing the flu.
Use Kleenex® anti-viral tissue. Some viruses can live up to 24 hours on regular tissues. The only tissue designed to kill 99.9% of common cold viruses is the Kleenex® anti-viral tissue.
Wash and sanitize hands. Use Wet Ones® antibacterial hand wipes and eliminate 99.99% of bacteria. Unlike hand sanitizers, Wet Ones® wipe away grime and keep hands moisturized.
Cough or sneeze into a tissue or elbow. Avoid coughing or sneezing into your hands. Germs that cause many illnesses are spread by touch.
Watch out for germ hot zones. Since germs have the ability to survive on contaminated surfaces, 80% of viruses are spread by touch. Disinfect these areas often.
Stay home when you are sick. The best way to prevent the spread of germs is to limit your exposure to others.
Vaccinations are important. They are the best protection against catching and spreading the flu virus. Nearly 70% of all Americans are thinking about virus prevention instead of treatment.
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