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Be Flu Free

Practise Good Personal Hygiene

  • Wash your hands thoroughly and often with soap and water.· Wash your hands before you touch your nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.
  • Dispose of the tissue in the litter bin after use.
  • Use a serving spoon when sharing food from a common plate
  • See your family doctor if you are unwell. Rest at home till you are well.
  • Wear a surgical mask when you have the flu or common cold to prevent the spread of infection to others.

Healthy Habits To Boost Your Immunity

  • Do at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day, 5 or more times a week.
  • Have a balanced diet and eat 2 servings of fruits and 2 servings of vegetables daily.
  • Drink the equivalent of 8 glasses of fluids (water, fruit juices, soup) daily.
  • Manage your stress well and have adequate rest.
  • Do not smoke

Travel Tips

  • If you are traveling to countries affected by avian flu, avoid contact with poultry and refrain from visiting commercial or backyard poultry farms and markets selling live birds.
  • Avoid handling or eating raw or uncooked poultry or foods containing undercooked poultry (including eggs).
  • Avoid crowded areas and stay in places with good ventilation.
  • Avoid close contact with anyone who appears unwell.

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