Health Hint: Wash your hands to protect from flu!

Taking care of your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Baylor College of Medicine experts have plenty of tips to help you stay healthy. This month’s Health Hint focuses on proper hand-washing during flu season.

“It’s important for adults and children to wash hands or use hand sanitizer throughout the day during flu season, especially if you’ve been out in public and touching a lot of surfaces, such as when you’re shopping. Think about everything that you touch as a potential source of infection during flu season. Watch a video to learn more on this topic.”

Dr. Jeffrey Steinbauer, professor of family and community medicine