Preventive Actions for Flu Out Break

The CDC also recommends everyday preventive actions to help slow the spread of germs that cause the flu. These include:

  • Covering your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • Washing your hands often with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs.