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5 Tips to Keep Your Home Healthy

 

As concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) grow, you may be wondering how to keep your family healthy and safe. Here are 5 tips to keep stay healthy in your own home.

1. Wash Hands Frequently and Sanitize High Touchpoints 

      Encourage your family to wash their hands frequently and for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water. In addition, increase the sanitization of high touchpoints in your home such as remotes, doorknobs, computers, bathrooms, kitchens, and even phones.

      2. Avoid Touching Your Eyes or Face

        Many people naturally touch their eyes and face all day without even noticing it. Viruses and the common cold can be contracted easily through the transmission of bacteria passed between hands and the face. Be aware of this and try to reduce the number of times you’re touching your face throughout the day and WASH YOUR HANDS (notice a trend?). 

        3. Stay Home if You Have a Cough or Fever

          Even if you're busy at work, if you’re feeling sick and or have a fever, understand that you could spread illness to your coworkers by going into the office when you’re not feeling well. If you are ill, have a family member at home sick, or have come in close contact with someone with COVID-19, practice safe judgment and to stay home if you believe you could potentially be a carrier. Think about how your actions can either help spread or prevent illnesses.

          4. Practice Social Distancing

             Social distancing is the best thing you can do for yourself to help limit the spreading of the flu or other illnesses. Don't have people over and don't do anything that's nonessential outside the house!

            5. Trade Bulk Snack Bags for Individual Snack Packs
              In the same vein as sanitizing communal areas, communal snacking is not your friend at this time. Limit the amount of shared contact between family members and guests by trading in multi-serving bags with individually packed snack packs to help prevent the spread of illnesses. Eating a snack that’s packed for individual consumption such as our Fruit For Thought 1oz snack packs are the perfect solution! Just grab a snack pack, wash your hands, and enjoy delicious healthy dried fruit and nuts!

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