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Seven Green Cleaning and Lifestyle Tips to Reduce Flu Risk

Seven Green Cleaning and Lifestyle Tips to Reduce Flu Risk

More than 200,000 people, including an average of 20,000 children under the age of five, are hospitalized each year because of flu-related complications – according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Children, the elderly, and people with long-term health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and heart disease are at an even greater risk.

The CDC says a flu vaccine is one of the best ways to guard against the flu and recommends that everyone six months and older get the vaccine every year. National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), Dec. 4 to 10, was established by the CDC to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination and encourage greater use of flu vaccine after the holiday season.

Maid Brigade – the leading green cleaning services company – offers the following green cleaning and lifestyle tips to help protect you and your family from this potentially life-threatening illness.

Seven Ways to Combat Summertime Mold

Seven Ways to Combat Summertime Mold

Warm weather, seaside vacations, flip-flops and shorts – summer is finally here! A cheery time of year filled with BBQs and the beach, summer is also the peak time for mold allergies. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), the number of mold fungi species range from tens of thousands to perhaps three hundred thousand or more!??As warm and humid conditions increase so does the ability for mold growth. Mold grows in damp conditions where it reproduces and sends spores into the air.

Guide to Spring Cleaning

The end of winter is near. Finally! It’s time to shed those pesky winter blues and prepare the home for warmer weather, daffodils and longer days. Ahhhh, sounds nice doesn’t it?
Marie Stegner, consumer health advocate for the leading housecleaning company Maid Brigade, provides a no fret guide to buckle down and clean for spring without breaking a sweat.