What steps can students, faculty, and staff take to stay healthy and keep from spreading the flu?

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What steps can students, faculty, and staff take to stay healthy and keep from spreading the flu?

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Here are four important ways faculty, students, and staff can stay healthy and keep from getting sick with flu or spreading the flu. They can: Practice good hand hygiene. They should wash their hands often with soap and water, especially after coughing or sneezing. Alcohol-based hand cleaners are also effective. Practice respiratory etiquette. The main way flu spreads is from person to person in droplets produced by coughs and sneezes, so it’s important that people cover their mouth and nose with a tissue when they cough or sneeze. If they don’t have a tissue, they should cough or sneeze into their elbow or shoulder, not their hands. Stay home if they are sick. Stay home or in their place of residence for at least 24 hours after they no long have a fever. Talk to their health care providers about whether they should be vaccinated. Students, faculty, and staff who want protection from the flu can be encouraged to get vaccinated for seasonal flu. Also students, faculty, and staff who are

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