Flu season is almost here: 10 tips to keep workers healthy

Flu season is almost here: 10 tips to keep workers healthy


With the flu season fast approaching, now is the time to show your employees ways they can take initiative and stay healthy this winter.

The CDC has encouraged employers to get involved and educate workers on what they can do to stay healthy this flu season. These 10 tips could help keep the illness out of your workplace:

Help employees get vaccinated

Let employees know the importance of prevention by encouraging them to get a flu shot

Lead by example and get vaccinated annually

Offer free or discounted vaccines through your company

Host a vaccination clinic or promote a community vaccination event

Team up with a pharmacy or provider

Tell your employees of flu shot opportunities via emails, fliers or paycheck inserts.

Practice prevention : A flu shot may be the first line of defense, but reminding workers of these simple hygiene practices helps too:

Stay away from sick people

If you get sick, stay home and avoid contact with others

Use a tissue to cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing

Try not to touch your eyes, nose and mouth





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