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Stay Healthy This Winter

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Stay Healthy This Winter

The winter months are known for bringing sickness. In particular, this winter, health experts are warning of a“tripledemic” due to the threat of severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza (flu) and COVID-19.

Viruses transmit more effectively in cold and dry weather, increasing your chances of coming into contact with someone contagious. Read on for tips on keeping yourself and your family healthy this winter.

Keeping Yourself Safe

Practicing good self-care is one of the best ways to stay healthy this winter. Here are some tips for taking care of your body:

• Exercise regularly.

• Get a full night’s rest.

• Eat nutrient-rich foods.

You can also reduce your risk of catching an illness from others with the following practices:

• Wash your hands often.

• Get a flu vaccine.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

• Clean frequently touched objects and surfaces.

• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Keeping Others Safe

No matter how careful you are, some sickness may be inevitable. Here are some tips to keep from passing on your sickness to others:

• Don’t go to school or work if you aren’t feeling well.

• If you have a fever, stay home for 24 hours unless seeking medical care.

• Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.

• For further guidance, contact your doctor today.

By keeping the above tips in mind, you can help keep yourself and others safe from various illnesses this winter. Contact us for more lifestyle tips.


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