Sniffling, coughing, hundred degree fevers…that’s right folks, flu season is upon us. But no need to worry: there are plenty of things your office can do to protect your employees (and yourselves) from catching the dreaded influenza. We’ve put together a list of 5 ways to prevent the flu from spreading at your office.
Give Flu Shots At Work
One of the easiest ways to prevent the flu–and its consequent spread throughout your workplace–is vaccination. In fact, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) cites vaccination as the number one prevention step. However, many employees simply don’t have the time to get vaccinated. Between work hours and out-of-office commitments, going to get a vaccine can be a major inconvenience.
So why not make it a little easier for your employees? Many organizations now host on-site vaccination clinics, allowing employees to get vaccinated without sacrificing their free time. You can contact your local pharmacy or community vaccinators to come to your workplace and administer the vaccines on site.
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