Bacteria can linger on bar soaps, so wash hands frequently with a liquid anti-bacterial soap.
Don't share cups. Have Dixie cups on hand in a bathroom or kitchen dispenser. Use Dixie cups only once and throw them away.
Get in the blow, throw and wash habit. After using a paper tissue, be sure to throw it away and wash your hands immediately after use.
Colds can be transferred through hand-to-hand contact. Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth when exposed to cold germs.
Use disposable paper napkins and towels instead of cloth or sponges. Bacteria and viruses can live on cloth towels and sponges for hours.
Wash toys in warm, soapy water to kill bacteria and viruses.
If you have to sneeze and a tissue is unavailable, sneeze into your shoulder, not your hands, to avoid spreading your cold.
Germs may remain in stagnant air; so open the windows when the weather permits.
Clean high-touch surfaces like stair railings, telephones, counter tops and doorknobs frequently, to avoid hand-to-hand spread of viruses.
Avoid smoking at home. Smoke is a respiratory irritant that increases susceptibility to colds and flu.
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