About 200,000 people in the U.S. are hospitalized annually with flu-related complications. Any major flu or cold can stay with you, often for up to three weeks; so it is important to do everything you can to stop the flu before it starts. This training course explains the five most effective ways to guard against getting the flu. This course provides tips to avoid the flu, from how to react to early symptoms to specific behaviors to increase during flu season. Early warning signs of the flu are described, and viewers are shown how to keep from getting infected when interacting with others. The video emphasizes the importance of practicing healthy habits like getting plenty of rest and frequent hand washing. This video training provides other proactive measures, such as tips for maintaining a healthy diet. By following the preventive measures shown in this course you protect yourself and others from catching and spreading the flu.