Winter Is Here! Minimize Cold And Flu Germs At Home

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2. BE AWARE OF SHARING

Cold germs can live on surfaces for a short time.  Therefore it makes sense not to share cups, cutlery and glasses with anyone in your household who is full of cold.  Coughs and sneezes can be transmitted via saliva. And although our mouths and our tummies are pretty good at acting as a barrier for nasty little germs, common sense dictates that sharing stuff with someone who is snotty is not a good idea.  Cut that doughnut in half, or grab a separate spoon and help keep germs at bay.

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