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Flu Prevention

December 23, 2014

Tips for Preventing the Flu

  1. The single best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated. You can get your flu vaccine today at Belize Medical Associates Pharmacy providing you have a prescription from your doctor or have your doctor contact Belize Medical Associates Pharmacy
  2. Practice Good Health Habits such as:
  • Avoid close contact.
    Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
    If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. You will help prevent others from catching your illness.
  • Cover your mouth and nose.
    Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
  • Clean your hands.
    Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
    Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.