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How to Avoid Germs at the Office

The Grossest, Germiest Parts of Your Office — and How to Avoid Getting Sick

How to Avoid Germs at the Office

Ah, cold and flu season. Just when you thought your immune system was safe and your sinuses and respiratory tract were in the clear, your good pal Susan in accounting showed up to the water cooler dripping in influenza — just in time to sabotage your "I've never even taken a sick day" track record.

We asked Dr. Honore Lansen, MD at One Medical, and Dr. Jena Sussex-Pizula, MD at the University of Southern California, to share the ultimate defense guide and office strategy to avoiding germs your darling colleagues have brought with them to the common office spaces. Here's what you need to know.

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