What does the 2018-2019 Flu Season Mean for your Business?
Every year, during the fall and winter months, the U.S. experiences epidemics of seasonal flu. Since there are always many different flu viruses circulating, and they are constantly changing, researchers have developed flu vaccines to protect against the three or four most common viruses. This season, three-component vaccines contain an H3N2, an H1N1 and a B virus. Four component vaccines have an additional B virus component.
Influenza causes thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in lost productivity each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccine to protect against influenza. As a business owner, you also need to take action to help protect your business and employees from the flu.
As a proactive measure, encourage consistent hand washing for your employees in your business. Make sure restrooms are stocked with tissues, soap, and hand sanitizers. By doing this, you can help prevent unpleasant cold and flu symptoms before they start. Advise all employees to stay home if they are sick and create work from home opportunities when possible.
Maintain a sanitary space
Keep your business safe and sanitized by cleaning surfaces that may be contaminated. Disinfect for health by hiring Enviro-Master to address your most critical needs efficiently and affordably. Enviro- Master is the nation’s premier commercial health and safety company specializing in preventing the spread of disease and controlling odors.
Enviro-Master’s Restroom Hygiene Program and Electrostatic Spraying Service can help control germs and prevent the flu from spreading. Expert Health and Safety Technicians will remove buildup across critical surfaces and touch points and use a spraying device to project a fine mist of disinfectant proven to kill 99.99% of bacteria in less than 60 seconds. Protect your employees and your business with Enviro-Master.
Promote flu vaccination
Whether you own a small business or run a large company, it’s critical that you promote flu vaccination in the workplace. Make sure employees know where they can get flu vaccination in the community or host a flu vaccination clinic in the workplace. Pharmacies and flu vaccinators can provide these services on-site.
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