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Top 9 Tips for a Flu-free Operation

Monday, January 26, 2015

The holiday season is, unfortunately, pretty much the cold and flu season too. Make sure your staff and customers stay well by encouraging best practices for healthy food handling.

Sink with running water and pair of soapy hands being thoroughly washed
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  1. Wash your hands frequently and sanitize surfaces

  2. Ensure adequate air circulation

  3. Post tips on how to stop the spread of germs

  4. Ensure easy availability of alcohol-based hand sanitizers

  5. Eat sensibly, to help keep your weight—and blood sugar—stable

  6. Exercise whenever and however you can

  7. Try to get as much sleep as possible

  8. Eat immune-boosting foods, like chicken soup!

  9. Avoid drinking too much alcohol