Health Center gives tips on how to stay healthy

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Angel Jauregui , Contributor

The Health Center, located in the Barry B. Thompson Student Center, has seen multiple cases of strep throat, the common cold and stomach viruses. Due to these sicknesses, the Health Center advises students to take all proper procedures to prevent the spread of disease between students. The Health Center advises students to follow these step to prevent the spread of disease.

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Clean surface areas where you and others work frequently.
  • Cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze.
  • Do not share food or beverages.
  • Used tissues should be immediately placed in the waste basket so that the contents do not come in contact with surface areas.
  • Avoid close contact with contagious people and stay home if you are sick.
  • Proper nutrition, adequate exercise and sleep also help protect you from contracting disease.

But remember these are only simple steps to prevent the spread of disease, every person is responsible for their own health, therefore it is up to us to take care of our bodies and to maintain our health.