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.