Burton Kelso, Tech Expert
4 Steps to Disinfect Your Tech During Cold and Flu Season
Cold and Flu season is here with a vengeance. We are in the midst of a flu epidemic and many experts predict it hasn't reached it's peak. Public health experts recommend you stick the basic steps to avoid the flu such as washing your hands, getting a flu shot, and disinfecting surfaces you touch on a regular basis. One of the most ignored surfaces we touch are our smartphones and our keyboards. We place our smartphones on many surfaces (such as the bathroom counter) that can have many forms of bacteria and viruses. If you come in contact with people day to day, what are the chances you wash your hands every time you sit down at a keyboard? How can you protect yourself? Follow these simple steps to keep your phone and other gadgets clean during cold and flu season.
The most common way that the flu is spread is from person- to- person contact, as well as from dirty hands that come in contact with your face, eyes, nose and mouth. These areas are points of entry for the flu virus. Did you know the average person touches