The business of flu prevention

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From the Glendale News-Press:

DOWNTOWN — Concern about potentially debilitating flu outbreaks has spurred some area businesses to take more precautions than ever before to keep workers from getting sick, or worse, infecting their colleagues.

When employees at Glendale-based Nestle USA start to feel even an inkling of an illness, they have been instructed to stay at home, and out of the workplace.

The company has gone on an unprecedented flu prevention campaign, leveraging e-mails and the Internet to blast regular alerts to its staff, breaking down guidelines for staying healthy and, if workers get sick, for protecting others, said Edie Burge, a spokeswoman for the company.

“We’re minimizing any potential disruption to our business and ensuring the safety of all of our employees and their families,” she said.

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Written by Zain Shauk

October 26, 2009 at 1:14 pm

Posted in burbank, glendale

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