Flu Season Preparation - Prevent Viruses from Spreading | HD Supply

During flu season, or any time of the year, you'll want to stock up on hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and sanitation supplies to help prevent the spread of germs and illness at your facility. HD Supply has the products you need to keep your property clean and your staff and residents healthy.

Infectious Disease Prepare Infectious Disease Respond Infectious Disease Recover

Prepare

The common cold and flu viruses can spread quickly from person to person. To help stop the spread of infectious diseases and control germs, have plenty of antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, and tissues available for your staff, guests, and residents.

  • Encourage hand washing and good hygiene
  • Allow sick employees to stay home to avoid spreading illness
  • Stay up on news related to viruses and health.

Respond

Take steps to prevent the spread of viruses.

  • Wash hands frequently
  • Use hand sanitizers if hand soap and water are not available
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth
  • Wipe down the items used most often with disinfectant wipes to help prevent the spread of cold and flu viruses

Recover

Once an outbreak has passed, restock your supply of antibacterial hand soaps and hand sanitizers. Take time to disinfect commonly touched areas like doorknobs, handrails, telephones, and countertops. Remember to use disposable gloves and disinfectants.