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We love adding new products to the AllegroMedical.com site. So much so that we add them every day. And because it is the holiday season, we’ve added some fun products related to lifestyle, grooming and relaxation – all in the name of good health, independence and well-being. Happy shopping!
NEW at Allegro Medical
Breeza Warm – Deodorizing and Warming Toilet Seat – Make your tooshie happy with this amazing new toilet seat from Brondell. It combines odor elimination, aromatherapy and a one-touch, temperature-adjusted heated seat.
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Ultra Plush Shiatsu Pillow – Treat yourself to a deep-kneading, heated massage anywhere on your body – anytime you need it.
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Conair 13-Piece Rechargeable Beard and Mustache Trimmer – Gentlemen, look no further. You have found the perfect grooming tool. It even has a nose and ear hair attachment. Use them . . . please.
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SteamBuddy Handheld Clothing Steamer – Smooths out wrinkles and eliminates odors from the heaviest denim to the finest silk. No more ironing! Great for travel.
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UltiGuard Insulin Syringes – All-in-One Dispense & Dispose insulin needles. 100 latex-free, U.S. made, premium syringes in packets of 10, housed in an approved sharps container. Shop all Ultimed
Other new diabetic supplies include the Diasox Diabetic Socks, Euros Rx Diabetic Crew Socks, Advocate Redi-Code Test Strips, Nova Max Glucose Test Strips and the POUCHO Diabetic Wallet
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HealthSmart Sports Auto Wrist BP Monitor – A digital blood pressure monitor with a 2-user memory storage. Prettier in pink? Get the Women’s Automatic Wrist Digital BP Monitor instead.
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Clamp-on Raised Toilet Seat with Arms – A contoured seat with arms. Attaches without tools and fits on most toilets. Great for those with limited mobility, knee pain, hip replacements or post-surgery.
Other new bath assists include the Bariatric Commode and the Toilet Support Rail
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Clock Radio for iPod and iPhone – This Sony clock radio will have you waking up to your own music or your favorite radio station. It even has a remote control so you can manage your tunes from around the room. Cool, man.
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Folding Travel Cane – Slimline – The perfect cane for travel or anytime – in every color and pattern imaginable. Sized for a women’s hand. Beautiful maple handle.
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Interplak Water Jet Tips Pack – 2 standard waterjet tips, 1 brush head tip and 1 subgingival tip. Fits ALL Interplak Dental Water Jet models.
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Just for Fun
The Sushi Box Sushi Rolling Kit – Includes a 32-page recipe book, bamboo rolling mat, chopsticks, bowl for dipping sauce and green plastic grass. Buy one for each guest and have a sushi party!!
Thank you for shopping at AllegroMedical.com! There’s always something new. Come back soon.
Changes in weather, back-to-school germs, commuter travel, jobs in health care, stress and allergies are just a few of the factors working against you in the cold- and flu-avoidance areas. Bottom line, if your immune system is shaky and you hang around a lot of people, you’re wide open for a virus. And if you’re a stressed out school nurse that takes the train to work, well, um . . . good luck.
The key to prevention is protection. But with more than 200 strains of cold virus and three types of flu viruses floating around it’s no wonder that so many people catch these highly contagious bugs. All you have to do is inhale infected air, share infected items or touch tainted surfaces then touch your hands to your nose, eyes or mouth and BAM, the virus is yours. Flu shots are formulated to prevent Types A and B viruses, but can’t touch Type C. And the common cold, well, the causes of 30% to 50% of adult colds remain a mystery.
Allegro’s Cold/Flu Season Category has a wide selection of products to help prevent and relieve cold and flu symptoms. Ideal for everyone from individuals to caregivers, schools, offices, stores, clinics, homes and hospitals – it’s time for everyone to take stock and be prepared.
Cold and Flu Products
Personal Protection Masks and Hand Sanitizers - If you are in close contact with cold or flu victims, protect yourself from inhaling virus infected droplets in the air with a face mask (level of effectiveness depends on masks rating) and keep your hands sanitized to provide the first level of protection against viruses.
Exam Gloves- Gloves provide protection from viruses that can survive on surfaces – especially in health care and caregiver settings. Keep a box handy also for household chores, messes and hobbies. Great for changing the oil, gardening, cleaning, pet clean-up and much more.
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Cold & Flu Diagnostic Products- With flu comes fever, which is likely the easiest way to distinguish between a flu and a cold. What’s your temperature? Also find tongue depressors, otoscopes and other diagnostic products for kids and adults alike. Say ahhhhhhh.
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Pain Relief / Comfort – Stock up on products that will help you feel better if that ol’ flu or cold bug catches you. Heating pads, cooling pads and fluffy slippers, mostly.
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Respiratory/Breathing Products – Loosen tight chests and ease your breathing with humidifiers, vaporizors and nebulizers.
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Surface Sanitizers / Disinfectants – These hospital-grade disinfectants and surface sanitizers kill bugs and bacteria you didn’t know existed. Wipe down counters, walls, bannisters, door knobs, desks, tables and other surfaces in the home, office, clinic or school to keep everyone safe. Read product descriptions and directions carefully!
Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications – Generic and name brand aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, nausea relief, cough syrup, Mucinex, naproxen sodium, sleep aids and more. Super values. Stock up today!
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Still looking? Shop by Condition: Cold / Flu
Please try to stay well! And remember to ask you doc if you should get a flu shot.
Back-to-School is hectic and stressful for parents and kids alike. If you can identify with any of the 6 situations below, I guarantee you that these solutions will reduce your stress and make your kids’ lives a little easier too.
Don’t Jack the Back, Mac
What kid wants to walk around with a messed up spine when they’re 10 years old? As a parent, you’ll have one less thing to worry about if you get them an Airpack Ergonomic Back-Saving Backpack. They’re cool, trendy, ergonomic AND healthy. Plus they have compartments, zippers, hidey holes, bells and whistles galore.
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Airpacks backpacks patented design redistributes weight from the shoulders to the hips and lower back, thereby lightening the effective weight of the pack by 50%. Stress on the body is reduced by a whopping 80% because the design promotes a more upright standing position. Airpacks come in small, medium and large and are sized to fit by height (or torso length). Great for students of all ages.
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Stop Missin’ the Bus, Gus
Having a hard time waking them up? Fear not. Get ‘em out of bed with a Sonic Bomb Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker! There’s even a Sonic Boom Sweetheart Alarm Clock to wake up your sleeping beauty. And boys who love skulls will love being shaken awake by their Skull Alarm Clock with Bone Crusher Bed Vibrator.
You can set these clocks to do all kinds of things – loud or not so much. I have the Portable Vibrating Travel Alarm that gently vibrates my pillow so I wake up feeling calm. No noise – but I could add noise if I wanted. There’s something up for everyone. Go for the Sonic Bomb, Soccer Mom!
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Quit Wettin’ the Bed, Fred
The start of a new school year is stressful for everyone, but even more so for families with bed wetters. Besides the lack of sleep and overall frustration you’re ALL feeling, your child is also likely dealing with significant emotional and social issues associated with bed wetting.
If you are tired of the stress (and mess), try a bedwetting alarm as a training tool.
Bed wetting alarms detect moisture and awaken the child when just a drop or two of urine hits the sensor pad. They are worn in the child’s undergarments. Check out the unisex DRI Sleeper Alarm System. There is also a Nite Train’r for Males and a Nite Train’r for Females.
Crissy, an Allegro customer from Fullerton, CA says, “Our six year old son never had dry nights, even as a preschooler. He is a very sound sleeper, but after two nights he began waking up to the alarm…he has had three dry nights during the third week of use.”
Don’t wait until you’re at the end of your rope. Hopefully a bedwetting alarm will quickly let you remove bedwetting from the list of stressors in the morning rush to school.
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No more Starvin’, Marvin
It’s no secret that kids don’t always eat right. At least when they are home, you can do a better job of monitoring it. Once they’re off to school it’s anyone’s bet. If you know, or suspect, or have been told that little Suzy is not getting enough calories, there is a simple answer. Supplement their meals with balanced shakes, juice drinks or puddings. We have a complete selection of Child Nutrition products – our most popular being Pediasure, Boost Kid Essentials, and Boost Pudding.
These products cover picky eaters, skinny kids, special needs, gluten intolerance, lactose intolerance, reduced appetite, super-active, low-weight, chronic illnesses, short-term illnesses, malnutrition – pretty much everything. There’s no reason for you to worry about Junior getting enough to eat. Kids love this stuff.
Be Ready, Mama Betty
School time means toting kids around. Sometimes toting other people’s kids around. Even if you’re not driving with kids, we all need to pay attention to this. Are you prepared for an emergency? Here is a checklist of things you need in your car in case you’re stranded or in an accident:
Emergency First Aid Auto Kit
Handybar 3 in 1 Car Aid
Jensen Emergency Kit
Emergency Rescue Blanket
Jug of water
A list of emergency phone numbers
Cold Weather Mask
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Don’t dilly dally. Order them now. It’s easy. And when you need a rescue blanket or a side window breaker, you’ll be glad to have it. It could save your life or your child’s life.
Don’t Sneeze Up the Goo, Sue
Make sure you have plenty of hand sanitizers to squirt on those little germy fingers, and surface disinfectants for your counters, bannisters, keyboards, etc.
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Have a safe and happy school season. And thanks for being an Allegro Medical customer. We appreciate your business.
Asthma is serious business. According to the CDC there are approximately 16 million Americans who currently have asthma, 7 million of whom are children. In fact, asthma is the most prevalent chronic illness in children affecting nearly 10% of the population.
Asthma attacks can last for minutes or even days and are generally characterized by coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness.
Asthma is generally treated or controlled with anti-inflammatory drugs and bronchodilators but asthma symptoms can be substantially reduced by avoiding exposure to known allergens and respiratory irritants such as pollen, dust mites, mold and animal dander. Other asthma triggers include irritants like smoke, pollution, fumes, cleaning chemicals and sprays.
Popular Asthma Products
Nebulizers- Nebulizers deliver lifesaving aerosolized liquid medicine to the lungs through a tube-like mouthpiece. Allegro offers a wide assortment of nebulizers including the latest piston-powered, pediatric nebs, hand-held ultrasonic nebulizers and compact nebulizers. We suggest the MABISMist II Handheld Ultrasonic Nebulizer, the CompMist Compressor Nebulizer Kit or the Beetle Neb Compact Ultrasonic Nebulizer.
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Metered Dose Inhalers (MDI)- Doctors most commonly prescribe inhalers to deliver asthma medication, largely because these are more convenient and portable than nebulizers.
See our full line of Breathing Therapy Products.
Peak Flow Meters – Highly Recommended and Low Cost!!Asthma sufferers ages 4 and up should have a peak flow meter at home to help recognize early signs of worsening asthma or a pending attack. Readings can predict an attack hours or even days before asthma symptoms appear. Be sure you always know your baseline measurement that reflects your best breathing.
Peak Flow Meter Ranges per WebMD:
- If your peak flow meter shows numbers between 50% and 80% of your personal best, an asthma attack has likely begun.
- A number below 50% signals an emergency that needs immediate attention.
- Call 911 if you have trouble walking or talking due to shortness of breath, or if your lips are blue or gray.
Finger Pulse Oximeters- A pulse oximeter is a diagnostic tool that enables the indirect measurement of the percentage of oxygenated hemoglobin in the blood. Pulse oximetry is commonly used in the assessment of children with asthma and wheezing. Parents or caregivers of children with asthma may have a home oximeter that is used, under a doctor’s instruction and recommendation, when asthma symptoms are present to determine the severity of an asthma attack.
Allergy Products- Half the battle of managing asthma is avoiding asthma causing triggers. See our Allergy Condition for products to help you stay away from asthma and allergy irritants. Pay special attention to our allergy-free bedding and pillows and Humidifiers / Vaporizers.
Visit Allegro’s Asthma Condition product listing for all asthma products and may you breathe easy all the days of your life.
Thanks for being one of Allegro’s 1 Million+ Customers!
As released to the press today:
For Immediate Release: March 15, 2010
Online Medical Supplies Superstore Ships 1 Millionth Order
AllegroMedical.com, the online medical supplies superstore, announced that is has reached the 1 million customer mark, meaning that just under 13 years, it has served more than a million customers nationwide.
Mesa, AZ – March 15, 2010 – Allegro Medical has announced that it has now shipped 1 million orders since its website launched in 1997. The first company to sell medical supplies online, it has grown to become the largest online supplier of home health care products. Its diverse product line ranges from simple items such as latex exam gloves to orthopedic devices and wheelchairs.
Allegro makes it easy for shoppers to find and buy top-quality medical products and have them delivered directly to their home or business. The company offers a broad range of durable medical equipment from top brands for wheelchairs, mobility scooters, commodes, walkers, ramps, shower chairs and more. Medical supplies such as catheters, wound care supplies, ostomy supplies and dietary supplements are also among the thousands of items for sale on Allegro Medical’s website.
“We’ve come a long way since 1997. And we owe it all to our hard working team and the ever increasing population of web shoppers,” said Craig Hood, President/CEO of Allegro Medical. “People are surprised to learn that most of our online customers are age 60+.”
“For a caregiver, nothing is more important than easy access to medical supplies. Patients recovering from strokes, surgeries or serious accidents demand the best in quality care products, from a bath safety aid to a knee brace, and they are finding them at Allegro. If we continue to grow at our current pace, it won’t be long before we ship another million orders.”
Allegro’s ecommerce site offers other products for the medical equipment and home healthcare supplies industry, such as health and fitness, weight loss dietary supplements, pain relief, maternity care, adult diapers and Over-the-Counter medications. It also sells products for emergency preparation. All of the company’s products are searchable by keyword, category, brand, and by medical condition.
About Allegro Medical
With 45,000 medical supplies available on their website, Allegro Medical offers their customers both value and variety. The online superstore is also known for stellar customer service and speedy home delivery. For more information, please visit AllegroMedical.com.
Bladder control can be an issue from potty training through adulthood, in varying degree, but can be managed discreetly and with confidence with a wide variety of incontinence products. Find the perfect absorbency, size and type of incontinence supply from our large selection of undergarments, pads, shields, pull-ups and diapers for youth and adults.
We also carry a full line of Baby Diapers and Wipes for Newborns and Toddlers.
Which Incontinence Products are Best for Youth & Adults?
Training Pants and Pull Ups -The real feel of underwear with the wetness protection needed for potty-training toddlers. Choose from name brands like Huggies, Curity and more.
Youth Briefs, Underpants and Sleep Pants – Discreet all-day incontinence protection for older kids or sleep pants for older children and teens suffering from bed-wetting.
Adult Protective Underwear – Get the look and feel of real underwear in an adult incontinence brief. All sizes and absorbencies. Choose incontinence underwear from brand names like Prevail, Depend, Tena and more.
Incontinence Pads and Shields – Day and night pads for light, moderate and heavy incontinence.
Adult Disposable Diapers/Briefs – For all types of incontinence, these adult briefs are designed to be discreet and secure. Major brands include Curity, Tena, Depend, Tranquility, Breezers and Wings.
Adult Reusable Briefs – A money-saving alternative to disposable incontinence briefs or pads.
See all incontinence products including bedpads and sheeting, bed wetting solutions and disposable washcloths.
Let us know if we can be of further assistance and thanks again for being an Allegro customer.
Medical supplies are desperately needed in Haiti. Individuals, offices and medical facilities are being asked to donate medical supplies to their state and local churches and relief organizations for delivery to earthquake victims in Port au Prince and outlying areas. Allegro is supporting this effort by offering discounted medical supplies and medical equipment to the public, nationwide.
People are asking, “How can I help the earthquake victims?” Medical supply and medical equipment donations are your way of ensuring that these critical products reach those in need of medical help. You are essentially helping to save lives. To find donation sites in your area, google “medical supplies donation sites (your city or state)”.
Sources from state and local organizations nationwide are asking for the following medical supplies:
Exam Gloves – Save 40% on a box of 100 Invacare Powder-Free Vinyl Exam Gloves. Only $5.95. Save even more on boxes of 1000. Save 27% on Sterile Surgical Gloves.
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Wound Care Supplies – Save 25% or more on Bandages, Wound Care Dressings, Gauze, and Tape.
Syringes & Needles – Save 40% or more on Needle/Syringe Combos, Hypodermic Needles, Sharps Disposal and Syringes.
Alcohol Wipes & Prep Solutions – Save 51% on alcohol prep pads.
Elastic Bandages, Splinting & Casting Supplies – All shapes and sizes of orthotic and orthopedic supplies are needed.
Hand Sanitizers, Antiseptics and Disinfectants – Save on all sanitizing medical supplies.
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Emergency Medical Supplies – Save 60% and more on Disaster Relief and Disaster Prep medical supplies including First Aid Kits, Hygiene Supplies, and Emergency Water and Water Purification Equipment
Condition related medical supplies are also needed including Catheters, Incontinence, Ostomy Supplies and Diabetic Supplies. Nothing is too specific.
The list of medical products needed does not end with just medical supplies. Durable medical equipment is also in short supply in Haiti. For larger donations see Walkers, Canes, Crutches, Wheelchairs, Ramps, Heart Defibrillators and Bathroom Assists.
How can you help? Join the thousands of people supporting the humanitarian efforts in Haiti by donating medical supplies to your local donation sites. Your donation will not be in vain and no donation is too small. Every bit will help.
Thank you for being an Allegro customer.
Allegro is well-known for its low, low prices on diabetes supplies and is a reliable source for hundreds of customers who want a no-hassle, automatic delivery of their test strips right to their doorstep. We know how important your testing is, and also how expensive it can get. That’s why we keep our prices as low as possible.
In recognition of American Diabetes Month we’re offering you discounted prices on our diabetes supplies. Order today!!
Top 10 Lowest Priced, Most Popular Diabetic Test Strips
One Touch Ultra Test Strips – According to one Allegro customer, our price on the One Touch Ultra “makes daily checking affordable.” That’s what we like to hear. Rock bottom prices.
Freestyle Test Strips – Box of 100. Works with the Freestyle Blood Glucose Monitoring System. Affordable and easy to use. Need fewer strips? Try the Freestyle Test Strips Box of 50.
FreeStyle Lite- New! No Coding Required. Use with the FreeStyle Lite meter featuring the world’s smallest blood sample size.
Bayer’s CONTOUR Test Strips(formerly Ascensia) – No coding and a 5 second test time. Use with Bayer Contour Meter. Super price.
Accu-Check Compact Test Strips – “Never Handle Test Strips” for use with the Compact and Compact Plus Blood Glucose Meters. Discounts galore.
Accu-Chek Aviva Test Strips – Completely touchable strip and wide-mouth dosing area makes it easy to test right the first time. Larger, wider strip makes it easy to use for all ages. Great price!
Accu-Chek Active Test Strips – Designed for people on the go! Quick and accurate results. Test from palm, forearm, upper arm, thigh or calf. Apply blood to test strip in or out of the meter. Easy and inexpensive.
Accu-Chek Comfort Curve Test Strips- Use with Accu-Chek Advantage, Complete and Voicemate. Unique curved target area fits your finger for easier blood application.
Bayer BREEZE2 Test Strips – The easy-to-use 10-test disc means you only have to load every 10 tests. Simple wins every time.
Invacare TRUEread Test Strips- Use with TRUEread or TrackEASE blood glucose monitors. Large strips for easy handling. Easy-open flip top. True value.
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Do you use a test strip or meter that you don’t see at AllegroMedical.com? Please let us know (reply below) and we will try to stock it for you!
More on Diabetes:
What is Diabetes and What’s the Difference Between Typ 1 and Type 2?
How to Tell if you have Diabetes
Take care and thanks for being an Allegro customer. -v
Stuffing your feet back into their closed-toe shoes for the winter doesn’t mean you should forget about them until sandal weather next spring. Keep your feet looking beautiful and healthy all winter long with a little TLC and a few key products.
From what I’ve seen, just about everyone could pay a little more attention to the ‘ol foot, if you know what I mean. Here’s how . . .
Foot Product Recommendations:
Pedicure Products. Save time and money by doing your own pedicures! Well groomed feet are healthy feet. Gentlemen, call it what you want, but you must develop a foot maintenance routine or you’re going to end up with a mess of a foot. Use our Step-N-Smooth Shower Mat Foot File if nothing else. For a fantastic home spa pedicure, along with your massaging foot soaker I recommend a Paraffin Heat System for pure bliss. And don’t forget the Epsom Salts, Dual Action Foot File, Salon-Style Heel Buffer, and Deep Healing Foot Cream.
Want to brush up on your pedicure skills? Read Marie Claire’s The Perfect Pedicure
Foot Care Products. Anyone with hammertoes, corns, calluses, fungus or bunions will tell you… take care of your feet! If you already have a painful foot condition, we have products to protect, comfort and perhaps even cure it.
For those with Diabetes, see our Diabetic Foot Care Products
Shoes. Stop squishing your feet into shoes that hurt. We have a full line of great looking sandals, dress shoes, athletic shoes/trainers, work boots, oxfords, clogs, casual shoes, diabetic shoes, socks and therapeutic shoes designed to address and correct a variety of foot issues. And the sizes! You won’t believe the feet we can fit!
Insoles & Heel Cups – For maximum foot comfort consider adding an insole or heel cup inside your shoe. They make them for everything from athletic footwear to high heels. Improve your balance, circulation, body alignment and weight distribution PLUS reduce body aches & pains – just by putting something in your shoe. Who knew?
See? No excuse for gnarly, sore feet.
Here’s wishing you beautiful tootsies all your life. Thanks for your orders. Tell your friends!
It’s hard to predict how the looming H1N1 Swine Flu Virus will impact your family, community or workplace, but what with all the hooplah it is best to be prepared.
Allegro’s broad range of antimicrobial germ killers lets you order the same products used in hospitals and other health care facilities – for use in your own home, vehicle, office, school or social gathering places. We suggest you order these hospital grade disinfectants and sanitizers today, as demand is expected to be high.
Why stock up on antimicrobials? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the H1N1 virus is thought to spread mainly person-to-person through the coughing or sneezing of infected people. Droplets from a cough or sneeze move through the air and can transmit the flu to people close by. Sometimes people may also become infected by touching something with flu viruses on it and then touching their mouth or nose.
How to Protect Your Health
- When you cough or sneeze, cover your nose and mouth with a tissue. Throw it in the trash afterwards… please.
- To prevent the spread of influenza virus it is important to keep surfaces clean (especially bedside tables, surfaces in the bathroom, kitchen counters and toys for children) by wiping them down with a household disinfectant. Allegro has many Surface Disinfectants to choose from, including disinfectant towelettes, spray cleaners, sanitizing sprays, wipes, home care kits and foggers.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Germs spread this way.
- Avoid contact with sick people.
- If you’re sick with flu-like illness, the CDC recommends you stay home for at least 24 hours AFTER your fever is gone, except to get medical care or other necessities.
See All Cold/Flu Season Products including diagnostic aids, pain relief, personal protection items and more.
See All Swine Flu Category Products including gloves, hand sanitizers, masks and surface disinfectants.
Stay current with CDC recommendations at the 2009 H1N1 Flu Website.
Do what you can to avoid getting sick. Order today!
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