Flu Season is upon us do you know how to protect yourself? What do you know about Germs?

BACTERIA
1 Cell Creature that can Live on Surfaces up to 2 Hours. Bacteria causes Infections such as:

• Sore Throat
• Ear Infection
• Cavities
• Pneumonia

VIRUSES
Virus live inside living cells and can survive on Surfaces up to 2 Hours. A Virus can cause:

• Chicken Pox
• Measles
• Flu

Both Bacteria and Viruses are treatable by Antibiotics.

FUNGI
Multi-Cell Plant Like Organisms. Fungi Love Damp Warm places. The Blue or Green on Cheese and Yeast are Fungi. Fungi can cause:

• Skin Problems
• Athlete's Foot
• Ring Worm

PROTOZOA
1 Cell Organism that Loves Moisture and Spreads through Water. Causes from Protozoa are:

• Intestinal Infections
• Diarrhea

10 PLACES TO WATCH OUT FOR GERMS:

1. Grocery Carts
2. Toilet
3. Door Knobs
4. Refrigerator Handles
5. Counter Tops
6. Remote Control
7. Light Switches
8. Water Fountains
9. Dr. Office Pens
10. Restaurant Pens

If you think about it people are always coughing and sneezing and don't cover their month. Then things are spread or they do cover their mouth then touch all the above items without washing their hands first.

Toilets when you flush shoot up Germs right into the air and spread everywhere. Water Fountains kids put their mouth on then the next person gets their Germs.

I like to use Wipes or Lysol on these items to help cut down on the Germs. Some Grocery Stores offer Anti-Bacterial Wipes for the Grocery Carts.

Be Careful and Stay Healthy

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