Ashley Spalding, A.P.R.N.
As the winter season begins, individuals will be exposed more often to the germs that cause colds or the flu. It is always better to prevent an illness than to deal with its symptoms and possibly spread it to someone else. The single most effective way to prevent the spread of dangerous germs is by following good hand hygiene.
Individuals should wash their hands often, especially during the winter months, and always at the following times:
· Before, during and after preparing food