Flu Tips for Caregivers

When caring for people who have the flu: Avoid being face to face with the sick person. If possible, it is best to spend the least amount of time in close contact with a sick person. When holding sick children, place their chin on your shoulder so they will not cough in your face. Wash your hands often and the right way. Sing the “Happy Birthday” song two times or count slowly to 20 as you wash. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub. Make sure to wash your hands after touching the sick […]