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How To Avoid Holiday Illness

How To Avoid Holiday Illness It is a wonderful time to be with friends and family to celebrate. Reports: Sickness/ Ilness Absence in UK 131 million days were lost due to sickness absences in the UK in 2013. Long-term sickness is believed to be the most damaging area of absence for businesses. NHS disclosed that more than 10 million working days are lost to staff sickness in the NHS at a cost of £1.7 billion. It cost the economy £5.3 billion in 2007, according to the CBI & is thought to be rising. However, it is also a time when many people become ill. Below is a list of ways people can avoid getting sick over the holidays this year: Best Shot to Stay Healthy A yearly flu shot is the best way to protect yourself against the flu. It takes about two weeks for a person to build up immunity against the flu after they get their shot. Wash Your Hands Washing your hands often with soap &water can prevent the spread of germs to yourself & others. Keep Yourself Warm Do not go outside when it is very cold in outfits that are appropriate for summer. Try not to stay outside for too long without the appropriate clothing. Drink Plenty of Water Ensure you drink plenty of water and keep hydrated. water Water doesn't contain calories but is useful in flushing the body of unwanted toxins. Sleep Sleep is another essential element to reducing the risk of holiday sickness. Sleep is a way to boost your immune system. The immune system is essential in fighting off illness. Avoid Sick People Contact with sick people is sometimes unavoidable, but if you know someone who has the flu. You should try to limit your contact with them as much as possible. If you have suffered an illness on holiday which was not your fault. You may be able to make a holidlay sickness claim. Issued in public interest by: Journey Qwl Holiday Accident & Sickness Claims

How To Avoid Holiday Illness

shared by journeyowl on Apr 23
You may think that coming down with a cold or the flu this time of year is inevitable, but there are some things you can do to reduce your risk of illness




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