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How to Reduce Sick Days This Cold & Flu Season

How to Reduce Sick Days This Cold & Flu Season

Winter is here and so is cold and flu season. What’s worse is that there’s a new strain of norovirus circulating, which can cause intestinal discomfort and is running rampant across Chicago now. Restrooms, doorknobs, elevator buttons – it seems everywhere there’s a potential for infection.

However, with the right supplies, Roscoe will help you combat sickness during the chilly months with a range of products to keep you healthy.

Flu Shots: Not Enough

Flu shots are usually the first line of defense against winter illness. However, medical personnel are forced to guess which flu strains will be active the …

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How Restroom Supplies Help You Avoid the Office Flu

How Restroom Supplies Help You Avoid the Office Flu

Though a mild flu season has been a byproduct of Chicago’s El Niño winter, it still won’t be over for several more weeks no matter what the groundhog saw.

OSHA Flu Prevention Best Practices

With presenteeism still ever-present in American business culture (the act of attending work while sick), showing up at the office may be one of the most significant risk factors for getting the flu. OSHA’s best practices for preventing flu include:

  • Handwashing with soap and water for 20 seconds using an alcohol-based cleanser if soap is unavailable
  • Completely washing and drying hands after coughing, sneezing, etc.
  • Avoid

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Protect Your Employees & Customers this Fall with a Facility Management Service

With the cool breezes blowing signaling the impending arrival of autumn, it’s hard not to also think about flu season as well. The unavoidable “flu shots here” and ever-growing Ebola outbreak cause you to think about how to better protect yourself and others around you. Obviously, prevention is the goal and one way the Chicago Uniform Company approves of is by outsourcing facilities management services.

We are aware that bathrooms are germ-filled and can be the starting point of forwarding contaminants to other surfaces and personal belongings. But, that can be significantly reduced if the proper resources are available. …

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