- 49 percent of respondents understand they are contagious with the flu virus for one day before symptoms develop and up to five-to-seven days after becoming sick, an improvement from 38 percent last year.
- 76 percent of workers correctly identified the break room as the least clean spot in the office, a sharp increase from 26 percent last year.
- 57 percent know that flu viruses can live on a hard surface up to three days, a slight increase from last year; however, 66 percent of employees still only clean their desks once a week or less, up from 51 percent last year.
"Diligence Early In The Flu Season Ensures Health And Productivity Throughout The Season," Said Lisa Hamblet, Vice President For Facility Solutions At Staples Advantage, The Business-to-business Division Of Staples. (Photo: Business Wire)
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