GERMS

Allegiant Airlines To Provide Each Passenger With Health & Safety Kit

The kits include a single-use face mask, a pair of non-latex disposable gloves and cleaning wipes

LAS VEGAS — Allegiant Airlines is taking steps to make travel as safe as possible during the pandemic. Starting this week, the airline will provide free personal health and safety kits to all passengers as they board. The kits include a single-use face mask, a pair of non-latex disposable gloves and cleaning wipes. The airline claims it is surpassing CDC…

Essentia Health Offers Free Handwashing Posters to Public

Proper handwashing can reduce diseases by thirty percent

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health is offering free handwashing posters to the public. The hospital distributes these posters every year around flu season. According to health officials, this year’s flu season has been the worst in a decade. The posters include seven steps for proper handwashing. Experts say regular handwashing can prevent diseases by 30 percent. “Hand washing is the…

New Year, Same Germs: Doctors Seeing More Flu Cases After the Holidays

Doctors Are Seeing Patients Pour in With Flu Symptoms Through the Fargo-Moorhead Area

FARGO, ND — Many people look forward to the holidays, but spending time with loved ones could be getting you sick. Doctors say the holidays can always play a factor in the number of flu cases because there are larger numbers of people gathered together in one space. That means people are exposed to more germs, then go home and…

Traveling This Thanksgiving? Don’t Let the Germs Travel With You

Will all of those people moving about, especially during flu season, how do you keep yourself protected from the spreading of germs?

  NATIONAL — Nearly 29 million people will take to the skies between now and November 28th, making it the busiest travel period of the year. Will all of those people moving about, especially during flu season, how do you keep yourself protected from the spreading of germs? Health experts suggest sitting toward the front of the airplane because air…