Top tips to prevent cold and flu2

Amcal’s pharmacists are trained experts in administering flu vaccinations.
Keep your hands and the surfaces you touch clean, and consider using an alcohol-based hand rub or wipes when you’re on the go. Avoid sharing toothbrushes, towels, utensils and drinking glasses.
Eat healthy, get regular exercise and stay hydrated. Moderating your alcohol consumption and managing your weight will help ensure your immune system is fighting fit.
Mental health plays a big part in our immune function. Ensure you’re getting adequate sleep and managing stress where possible.
Quit smoking and manage your asthma or COPD.
Stay home, cover sneezes and coughs and, most importantly, rest up!

Source: 1. Better Health 2018,
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/flu-influenza

Source: 2. healthdirect,
https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/colds#prevention