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ACHOO! Preventing Cold and Flu from Spreading In Your Home

Feb 11, 2009

As cold and flu season rears its ugly head in thousands of home across the US, it’s important to remember that you have the power to stop the cold or flu in its tracks in your home. Here are a few easy, quick tips that can help keep your home germ free, especially during this challenging time of year:


Wash Your Hands
Cold and flu viruses may be spread by indirect contact. Washing your hands is the best way to prevent getting sick, especially if you wash with an Antibacterial Soap. Keeping lots of Hand Sanitizer on hand is also a good bet for preventing illness.

Sanitize Common Areas
Doorknobs, toilets, trashcans, and countertops. These are the areas where germs can lurk and colds can be passed. To stop sickness in its tracks, use a disinfectant like Clorox to rid your home of bacteria, viruses, or other harmful germs. offers a great selection of disinfectants to help you get your home germ free.

Drink More Water
According to, water can help strengthen your immune system, keeping the flu at bay. And if you do get sick, water flushes your system, re-hydrates you and washes out the toxins. An adult should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of fluids each day. If the color of your urine is close to clear, then you are getting enough. If it’s deep yellow, drink more water.

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10 Responses to “ACHOO! Preventing Cold and Flu from Spreading In Your Home”

  1. Hand Sanitizer - September 9th, 2010 at 5:16 pm

    These tips will really cut down on sickness in the household.

  2. Molly - September 16th, 2010 at 1:14 pm

    Glad we could help you stay healthy this flu season!

  3. Hand sanitizer - March 18th, 2011 at 11:55 pm

    Cold and flue is virally affected disease to prevent same precautions should be taken and some of the important precautions is mentioned in the post.

  4. storage Tulsa OK - April 18th, 2011 at 11:53 pm

    Storing items especially food and medicine is very important to prevent contamination. Nowadays, various kinds of diseases easily infect us. Proper storage, whether at home or in facilities need to be given importance – after all, we cannot put a price on health.

  5. Progeria - June 11th, 2011 at 6:59 am

    hot water in particular can help. Pepper soups or just plain pepper can be consumed to help with sore throats because of cold.

  6. Addora Live @ adult shops Adelaide - July 12th, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    Thank you for sharing these tips. It’s wet season here so catching a flu is easy. Great post.

  7. Larissa Reis - July 23rd, 2011 at 6:41 am

    A very interesting name for a blog 😉

    thanks for the tips very useful .

  8. doctor - August 11th, 2011 at 12:04 pm

    Nice post! Nice blog name! Love your style!

  9. SEO Company Los Angeles - October 4th, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    I also like to use the disinfecting spray on the door handles to help prevent germs from spreading.

  10. Megadyne Bovie Medical - October 8th, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    We second keeping hand sanitizer on hand throughout the day! So useful.

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