Flu Prevention

Lately, there has been a lot of press coverage of COVID-19 (Corona Virus) and the regular flu. The city would like to give some tips on how to stay safe during flu season.
Preventive actions can include the following:
• Avoiding close contact with individuals showing signs of illness.
• Avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth without first washing your hands.
• Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, and if soap is unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
If you are feeling sick, preventive ways to spreading illness to others include the following:
• Staying home.
• Covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue.
• Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces around you.
Remember, if you have flu-like symptoms and have been traveling recently, contact your doctor. Wear facemasks and cover your coughs and sneezes.

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