Protect Yourself and Others From the Cold

Protect Yourself and Others From the Cold

This past Monday, our team at OurSeniors.net wrote a blog about the common cold and its symptoms. Today we would like to dive a little deeper into the subject to help our readers stay healthy this winter. Being able to recognize the signs of an oncoming cold is excellent, but do you know how to protect yourself against it? Cold causing viruses spread through the air and from close contact with sick people. You can be infected by contracting the virus through a handshake and then touching your face. Ways to help combat your risk of getting a cold: Do not touch your face Get plenty of sleep Take vitamin C and zinc regularly Wash your hands every hour Avoid people who are sick Disinfect doorknobs and surfaces Stay hydrated As an older adult, it is essential to take care of your health to avoid serious complications. If you have a cold this winter, stay indoors and away from your loved ones...
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