According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Flu View, seasonal influenza activity in the U.S. is currently high. Thousands have already been hospitalized this season from influenza-associated illnesses and flu activity has continued to increase.
However we end up getting sick, it puts a damper on holiday plans and has the potential to develop into a more serious illness. So, what can you do to help prevent illness around the holidays?
When sharing your meal this holiday season, make sure you, your family, and friends use good food safety practices. Food-borne illness can spread more quickly when serving food for large groups of people.