Housemate sick? Maintain distance

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 1:44 a.m.

Brush off: Separate sick family members’ toothbrushes to avoid the spread of germs.

Brush off: Separate sick family members’ toothbrushes to avoid the spread of germs.

Coughing, sneezing and misery are a part of many households these days as cold and flu season kicks into high gear. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say we are in the midst of a "very active" flu season in much of the country, and that the flu is widespread and intense.

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