5 Tips to Keep Your Business Healthy This Cold and Flu Season.

The cold and flu season takes its toll on America’s businesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the flu alone costs U.S. companies $10.4 billion in direct costs — which includes hospitalization and other medical expenses. In addition, illnesses that spread throughout the work environment cause 22 million sick days which cost businesses significantly in terms of lost productivity. Healthy Work Place Project estimates a 25 employee company loses $33,000 every year to lost productivity and having to hire temporary workers to replace those who are because of illness.