The telephone, the desktop calculator, pens, the stapler, scissors - these are known to collect germs because of their frequent use, Emo says. Avoid them if a sick co-worker has been using them, or if you must use them, keep the antimicrobial wipes handy and use them often. South Florida, with its metropolitan areas, is also home to lots of high-rise office buildings, so Emo says it's key to remember that studies have shown the first-floor or lobby button on the elevator harbors the most germs. So use your wipes before heading down.
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