Physics of a Sneeze


  While the winter months are known for bringing about all types of illnesses, the flu is of particular concern in our community this year. For more information about the flu and how you can help keep yourself and others healthy, please visit

Best Flu-Fighting Household Cleaners


Did you know the flu virus can live on some surfaces for up to 24 hours? That’s scary, but we have some good news. Many common household cleaning products can kill the flu virus and help lower the risk of spreading the virus. Protect your family by stocking up on these cleaning agents before the […]

When You Should Just Stay Home


We’ve all been there—you wake up, feel miserable and instantly start the internal debate of whether you should call in sick or just suck it up and go to work. A good general rule of thumb is that if you have a fever, particularly one greater than 100 degrees Fahrenheit, you should stay home. A […]

Talking to Children About the Flu: How To Be Germ Conscious


We’ve all heard it: Louisiana is seeing a high number of cases of the flu this year. If you have little ones in school or daycare, this sentence may be especially cringeworthy. You might have already been notified that your child’s classmates or friends have the flu, and you know it could be coming to […]

5 Flu Questions Answered


October 1 marked the official start of flu season, but cases of the flu were reported even before this date, hinting at an earlier than normal flu season. With this in mind, it’s important to get your children — and yourself — a flu shot to ensure your home is flu-free. 1. Who needs the […]