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Flu Prevention Tips
Tips for Terps—Avoid Getting Sick
  • Wash your hands with soap & water thoroughly & frequently
  • Cover your mouth & nose whenever you cough or sneeze
  • Don't share eating utensils, drinks, or toothbrushes
  • Avoid kissing or hugging when you or others are ill
  • Make an appointment with the University Health Center or your Primary Care Provider if you do get sick
  • Dress appropriately for the weather
  • Sleep at least 7 hours each night
  • Eat nutritious foods
Plan Ahead

Make a "Cold/Flu Season" self-care package in case you get sick with colds or flu.

Include items such as:
  • Tylenol or other non-aspirin fever reducer
  • Lip balm
  • A thermometer
  • A package of dry chicken noodle soup
  • A decongestant (Regular & non-drowsy formula)
  • Crackers
  • Anti-bacterial hand gel
  • A box of tissue
  • Cough drops
Your friends at the Health Center remind you to wash your hands to stop the spread of germs here and everywhere.







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