2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth whenever possible.
3. Avoid crowds when the flu is most prevalent in your area.
4. Practice good health habits: get plenty of sleep, exercise regularly, drink plenty of fluids, eat a nutritious diet, and manage your stress.
(And don’t forget to stay up to date with your pneumococcal vaccination to protect against pneumococcal pneumonia disease – one of the flu-related complications that can cause death.)