Preventing Flu in the Workplace

Follow these simple tips to help prevent the spread of flu in the workplace.

  • Avoid close contact with sick people
  • Avoid touching your nose and mouth as this is typically the way flu spreads
  • Be physically active
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing
  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Get plenty of sleep
  • Manage your stress
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • When you are sick stay at home from work, school and running errands if possible

For More Information
To learn more, visit Flu Care. For employers with more than 25 employees, please call Shari Fortin with Sharp Rees-Stealy Occupational Medicine, at 858-499-6579, to make arrangements to have the flu vaccine administered through the services-on-site program.

To learn more about Sharp's occupational health services, please call 858-499-4957. To find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for a San Diego occupational medicine physician or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.