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Healthy Habit # 4: Cover Your Cough & Sneeze

If you are sick, the air that comes out of your mouth when you cough or sneeze may contain germs. Someone close by can breathe in your air, or touch a surface contaminated with your germs, and become ill. Cough or sneeze into a tissue or your shirt sleeve-not into your hands. Remember to throw away the tissue and wash your hands.

 

Video (30 seconds): How and why to
cough and sneeze into your sleeve.

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