Infectious Diseases

6 Tips to Avoid the Office Cold


Avoid high-touch office items

Disinfect your personal workspace

Avoid sick coworkers who should be at home

Carry hand sanitizer

Try not to touch your face

Have an emergency health kit at your desk

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