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How to Prevent Your Employees from Catching the Flu, at the Sink & Beyond

How to Prevent Your Employees from Catching the Flu, at the Sink & Beyond

The flu season this year is being characterized as more intense than any since the 2009 swine flu pandemic, with more people seeking medical help for flu-like symptoms and a high rate of hospitalization among those who fall ill.

Here’s what you can do about it at your company to protect your employees from catching the flu, at the sink and beyond.

Flu Shots: Not Enough

Flu shots are the first line of defense. Their effectiveness, however, depends on how well matched the vaccine is to the strain responsible for the outbreak, which can be difficult to determine in advance. …

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How to Reduce Sick Days This Cold & Flu Season

How to Reduce Sick Days This Cold & Flu Season

Winter is here and so is cold and flu season. What’s worse is that there’s a new strain of norovirus circulating, which can cause intestinal discomfort and is running rampant across Chicago now. Restrooms, doorknobs, elevator buttons – it seems everywhere there’s a potential for infection.

However, with the right supplies, Roscoe will help you combat sickness during the chilly months with a range of products to keep you healthy.

Flu Shots: Not Enough

Flu shots are usually the first line of defense against winter illness. However, medical personnel are forced to guess which flu strains will be active the …

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How Restroom Supplies Help You Avoid the Office Flu

How Restroom Supplies Help You Avoid the Office Flu

Though a mild flu season has been a byproduct of Chicago’s El Niño winter, it still won’t be over for several more weeks no matter what the groundhog saw.

OSHA Flu Prevention Best Practices

With presenteeism still ever-present in American business culture (the act of attending work while sick), showing up at the office may be one of the most significant risk factors for getting the flu. OSHA’s best practices for preventing flu include:

  • Handwashing with soap and water for 20 seconds using an alcohol-based cleanser if soap is unavailable
  • Completely washing and drying hands after coughing, sneezing, etc.
  • Avoid

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