While the Coronavirus is making world headlines and sweeping the globe as a highly infectious virus, there are steps we can all take to protect ourselves against this and other potent viral illnesses.

Wash your hands frequently (for at least 20 seconds) with anti-bacterial soap, especially after contact sick persons or after touching public handles and surfaces.

Use a face mask if you are sick with a respiratory illness or are in the presence of an obviously infected person.

Use hand sanitizer frequently especially after touching another person’s skin or frequently touched surfaces.

Don’t feel pressured to shake hands during flu season. You can explain your concerns about transmission to the other person.

Wipe down surfaces with anti-bacterial wipes.

Additional illness prevention tips:
Swab your nostrils with an antibiotic ointment.
Get plenty of rest and hydration.
Boost your immune system with vitamin C and other proven immune boosts.