During a recent flu season, an estimated 147.8 million doses of vaccine were administered in the United States. U.S. citizens are urged more than ever to wash their hands on a regular basis. This recent flu season proved to cause a significant burden in older people and caused a higher hospitalization rate than ever before in people 65 years and older.
Getting the flu is not fun, to say the least, and washing your hands regularly helps to protect against everything including the flu, the common cold and is simply a good preventative step to keep from spreading germs around a busy place like the office or a nursing home. You must do a good job of keeping and preventing your nursing home or rehab facility free from all such pathogens. Your employees also will be more healthy, creating fewer sick days, resultin in your business to operating more efficiently.