According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, the spread of the influenza virus has not only increased, but also arrived earlier than last year.
Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) February 11, 2013
Arizona is known for its warm temperatures year round, but that doesn’t mean residents are immune to germs and illnesses. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, the spread of the influenza virus has not only increased, but also arrived earlier than last year. Current statistics reveal that the cases rose by about 4,289 percent compared to 2011. As a result, D.M. Lovitt Insurance Agency wants to encourage the community to take preventative action to avoid catching the flu this season.
There are no known cures for the flu, but there are methods a person can take to avoid catching it. One of the most effective ways to prevent influenza is to get the flu shot. Here are some other strategies D.M. Lovitt Insurance Agency has provided to avoid contracting this virus:
- Wash hands frequently with soap and water.
- Cover sneezes and coughs with a tissue and not a hand.
- Avoid contact with the face.
- Exercise regularly to help increase the body’s virus-killing cells.
- Keep alcohol-based hand sanitizer close by.
- Stay home from work to avoid passing the virus around the office.
- Stay hydrated by drinking between 9-13 cups of water and juices per day.
If residents are concerned about the cost of medical attention required when the flu is contracted, D.M. Lovitt Insurance Agency is committed to supporting them with reliable and affordable health insurance. With a proper policy, a person can drastically reduce the cost for healthcare treatment each year. Health insurance comes in many forms, and D.M. Lovitt Insurance Agency offers individuals and families throughout Arizona competitive coverage. Contact them today to learn more about the health products offered.
About D.M. Lovitt Insurance:
D.M. Lovitt Insurance is a full-service, independent insurance agency serving the state of Arizona with comprehensive, affordable insurance solutions for both their personal and business lives. Built on honesty and reliability, the agency has been servicing customers for three decades with dedication. At D.M. Lovitt, customers can speak with qualified and friendly agents to create comprehensive and personal insurance solutions for personal, business, health or group protection.