Sick workers get other workers sick.
So before you arrive with the stuffy head, make sure you don’t have symptoms that should keep you in bed. Share ideas – not viruses – with your co-workers. Keep sick at home.
Is it the flu?
To the right is a quick tip sheet to see if you might have a serious viral infection, such as influenza (the flu).
You may have the flu or another serious viral infection if...
In addition to the sniffles or sneezing, you are suffering from a headache, fever, chills, body aches or a severe cough.
It came on suddenly
What to do:
Stay home or go home.
See your doctor
It’s probably allergies
or a cold if…
Your only symptoms are sniffles, sneezes
or a mild cough It came on gradually
What to Do:
Your call. Allergies are not contagious, but cold sufferers need to keep their hands clean and their cough covered. Stay home if you feel you might be contagious or a danger to others.