The holiday season is fast approaching. Regardless of what you celebrate, this time of year is a great opportunity to appreciate the gift of health, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
To stay safe and healthy this holiday season, the CDC suggests:
Wash your hands often with soap and water.
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze.
Stay dry and dress warmly in several layers.
Balance responsibilities, seek support if needed and get enough sleep.
Don’t drink and drive. Always wear a seatbelt in a motor vehicle.
Avoid smoking. If you smoke, quit today!
Get check-ups and vaccinations.
Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Keep a watchful eye on your kids.
Handle and prepare food safely.
Eat healthy and stay active.