Wash your hands. Often.
Particularly after being out
Pick up after yourself.
Don’t leave dirty tissues around. Use and throw away.
Stress can make you more prone to colds or the flu.
Avoid sick people.
You cannot catch, what you are not around.
Sleep-deprived people produce fewer virus-fighting cells.
30 minutes of regular exercise can help you avoid illness.
Take time to get a flu vaccine every year.
1. CDC, "Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs", http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/habits.htm, 8/13
2. CDC, "Preventing Seasonal Flu Illness", http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/preventing.htm, 8/13