Funny Hygiene Fail Video: Cough Etiquette in the Future for Infection Control?

posted Feb 8, 2012, 9:34 AM by Todd Fox   [ updated Sep 24, 2016, 8:07 AM ]

Recently, the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) has been touting the need to use your elbow whenever you need to cough or sneeze.  However, what can you do if you don't think your elbow provides enough protection from spreading viruses, bacteria or other elements of illness and disease?  According to a funny video by the Public Health Agency of Canada, use your knee or the knee of someone else!

Very funny and clever video!  In all seriousness, covering your cough or sneeze is very important to help maintain hygiene standards while you are at work, home or play.  Implementing simple infection control habits can help you OUTFOX illness and allow you to live a healthier life.  The habits don't need to be intense or expensive. 

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Basic infection control actions greatly reduce the amount of germs that are subject to be taken into your body.  Do not misunderstand and think that OUTFOX supports an over-active cleaning regimen, we promote personal responsibility. 
If we can increase our personal responsibility and the personal responsibility of many individuals, there would be less illness and disease spread.  We could enjoy a happier and healthier future!  OUTFOX infection today!