Here are some prevention tips from the Center for Disease Control and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services:

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water. If not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with tissues, or cough or sneeze into your inner elbow.
  • Keep your fingers out of your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Get a flu vaccination.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Follow your doctor’s orders: If you feel sick stay home.