The flu is miserable. The achy joints, congestion, tiredness, fever. It’s bad enough when a healthy adult gets the flu, but for a small child or elderly person, it can be very serious.
There’s one thing everyone can do that costs nothing, is painless and is proven to significantly reduce the risk of getting or spreading the flu virus. WASH YOUR HANDS often and thoroughly.
How to wash your hands like a health care worker
If your hands are visibly dirty, wash with soap and water, otherwise use a gel or foam hand sanitizer that has 70 to 90% alcohol content.