How to fight flu
Tips for staying healthy and fighting flu symptoms:
-- Cover nose and mouth with tissue when coughing or sneezing.
-- Avoid close contact with sick people.
-- Wash hands with soap and water for 15 to 20 seconds; alcohol-based hand sanitizers are effective alternative.
-- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; that can spread germs.
-- Stay away from school or work if ill.
-- Consult health-care provider if ill with flu-like symptoms and live in area where swine flu cases have been identified.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Minnesota Health Department