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FLU PREVENTION 101

Colds, strep and flu are here! Follow these basic steps to help avoid getting and passing these bugs:
-Clean Your Hands! Hand sanitizer or soap & water.
-Clean high touch surfaces with antibacterial products.
-Eat a Balanced Diet! Add vitamin C, zinc, immune boosters.
-Drink Water! 8 glasses a day.
-Cover your Coughs and Sneezes—into the bend of your arm.
-Get Plenty of Sleep!
-Stay out of class/work if you have a Fever. Return when you have been Fever-Free for 24 hours.
-Treat symptoms: acetaminophen or ibuprofen, decongestants, cough suppressants, chicken soup.
-See a Dr. if you have a fever 101 or higher, if you can’t keep anything down or if your symptoms are not gradually improving.
-Get A FLU SHOT! It’s not too late!! TFC FLU SHOT CLINIC Friday, October 4   9am-1pm    Student Center Cost for Students: $25 (contact Health Services with insurance questions) All Students who receive a Flu Shot will be entered in a drawing for a Gift Card.
Student Wellness Center Ext. 5304—health@tfc.edu Basement …
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Choices
From the time my 3 kids were young, they heard my husband and I say to them “it’s all about the choices you make.” They probably got tired of hearing that, but it is very true. From the friends you choose, to the food you eat, to the games you play, to the time you invest in your relationship with God. The list goes on. You can make choices that promote a healthy well-being in body, mind and spirit or you can do things that mark the road to stress and illness
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All decisions haveconsequences. Coming from a health perspective, how much you sleep, what you eat, if you are a couch potato, etc. can set the tone for your physical and mental well-being for the rest of your life. Many choices set you up for a life of wellness or ch…

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Welcome to the TFC Student Wellness Center's Wellness Word!
The purpose of Wellness Word is to publish health promotion and health literacy information for our campus community. We hope you will find this helpful in your endeavors to be more educated about your health in order to lead a more healthy lifestyle. Watch for a new entry each month.  We will also advertise health and wellness events being held on campus. We are open to suggestions regarding health topics to research and publish. Let's learn together and become better stewards of God's gift of health!
Proverbs 16:16 How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.