Stop Germs, Stay Healthy During Holidays
Visiting friends and family is a thoughtful thing to do this time of year-but remember to think about health. "If you're sick, please stay home," says Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Health Officer. "And even if you feel healthy, remember to wash your hands before giving grandma a hug. Diseases such as colds, flu, or norovirus can spread easily at this time of year, especially in retirement communities, schools, crowded stores, and other places where people live or work together in close contact."
Three important ways to stop germs and stay healthy this holiday season include: