October 30

AARP: Don’t Touch That! 8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Germs in Public Places

germs“On average, an adult can touch as many as 30 objects within a minute, including germ-harboring, high-traffic surfaces such as light switches, doorknobs, phone receivers and remote controls.

At home, you do all you can to keep germs at bay. But what happens when you go out to dinner, do some grocery shopping or visit the doctor’s office? If you know where germs are most likely to lurk, you can protect yourself.” – From AARP.org

AARP gives us 8 ways to protect ourselves by naming 8 things that we should avoid touching!

 

  1. Restaurant Menus
  2. Fruit on drinks in a restaurant
  3. Condiment dispensers/bottles
  4. Restroom door handles
  5. Soap dispensers in public restrooms
  6. Grocery Carts
  7. Food samples in grocery stores
  8. Airplane bathrooms – ever wonder why so many ppl. get sick after traveling? E-Coli!

Continue reading the article here: Don’t Touch That! 8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Germs in Public Places