Do’s and don’ts for avoiding infections

Follow these tips to help lower your risk of infections:

• Do practice good hygiene 
Wash ur hands before handling food, after using the bathroom & after handling pets. 

Wash ur hands often when you have a cold.

• Don’t share eating Or drinking utensils  That’s a one way to spread infections.

• Do cook certain foods Thoroughly especially ham_burger to kill  /Bacteria.

Don’t eat raw or undercooked meat or poultry, raw seafood o raw eggs. Don’t drink or cook with unpasteurized milk. 

• Don’t drink water that’s likely contaminated 

That includes, for example, water from streams or lakes near campsites or hiking trails.

• Don’t put your fingers in your mouth or eyes 

Doing so transmits germs.

• Do avoid contact with ticks and rodents Stay away from these & other disease carriers.

• Do keep up to date with vaccinations They can protect you from life-threatening infectious diseases.

• Do recognize signs of generalized infections Signs & symptoms include, for example, fever, sweats and chills. For skin infections, look for redness and warmth.

• Don’t delay contacting Ur doctor if you’re sick  Many serious infections are treatable in the early stages.

• Don’t expect an antibiotic each time you’re sick Antibiotics don’t help with some common infections, & Over use encourages the growth of drug-resistant microorganisms.