How to protect yourself from the flu

How to protect yourself from the flu

How to protect yourself from the flu-virus

We are in the flu season so we all need to be more careful.

According to official data, 16,588 cases of suspected influenza, 2931 cases of acute respiratory infections and 13 cases of acute respiratory infection . for example were reported in Kosovo from 1 October last year until 5 January this year at the National Institute of Public Health. severely acute respiratory.

It is very important to know that we can protect ourselves and others and thus avoid the flu.

Below are some tips on how to do this:

• Vaccinate all persons over 65 years of age and persons with chronic illness in all family medicine centers.

• Reduce the number of family visits to hospitalized persons (HUCSK, Regional Hospitals).

• Avoid confined and crowded places.

• If you have signs of the flu, seek medical help immediately

• If you have signs of the flu keep at least 1 meter away from people

• Cover your nose and mouth with facets in case of coughing or sneezing.

• Avoid touching the nose or mouth with unclean hands

• If you have signs of the flu, do not go to work, school or places with many people, but stay home

• Avoid hugging, kissing and shaking hands when greeting

• Dispose of the foil in its proper place immediately after use

• Wash your hands with soap and water regularly and disinfect the areas where you stay

• Eat healthy using more vitamins and do physical activity

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