Flu Season is Here!

As we head  into cold and flu season  here are some tips to help prevent you from getting sick.

• Hand Hygiene- washing hands or using hand sanitizer when soap and water is not available(Evidence shows that hand hygiene can significantly decrease  infections in health care settings and is the single most important method of prevention of infections Public Health Ontario, 2015).
·         If you are sick stay home from work, school or other commitments. Better not to spread illness.
·         Get a flu shot
·         Cover your cough, cough /sneeze into your sleeve
·         For more information on Toronto Public Health flu clinics, please see link below;
 
Also, most pharmacies are now able to provide the flu vaccine