Preparing Your Home for Flu Season

Most of us focus on flu season, well, when someone in our home becomes ill. There are precautions to take and preparations to make in our homes in anticipation of the season as it approaches. Here are a few tips that can make a difference. Stock up on various sizes of hand sanitizers, especially alcohol-based hand rubs. Keep them in every room and pack them in purses, book bags, and the car. The point is to get your crew accustomed to keeping their hands clean. Incorporate disinfectants into your cleaning routine and supplies. There are “green” products that are effective and some that are not, so be mindful.  Keep a disinfectant handy in the bathroom and kitchen to clean off surfaces affected by germs at all times. The CDC suggests, “Read the label to make sure it states that EPA has approved the product for effectiveness against influenza A virus.” Keep your cleaning tools such as mops and cloths sanitized and clean before every use and after every use. Replace sponge heads on mops when possible. Rinsing in hot water helps kill germs. Keep tissues, soap and disposable hand towels in the bathroom. If you use cloth towels, remember that they spread germs and wash them frequently. Sanitize and disinfect technology. Your telephone (cells included), computer keyboards and the remote control carry germs. Purchase keyboard covers made of a washable material. If you have a visitor that has had the flu or a cold and who is coughing or sneezing, remove your children to another room during the visit, and disinfect after they leave. Humidify your home and keep...

Interview on Black Authors Network

My first online radio interview will be on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 8:00 pm EST.  I will be talking with Host Ella Curry about my books, N is for Nurse AND Wash Your Hands. DID YOU MISS? You can listen to the program at  Evening with Ella Curry and Nicole M. Brown 10/28 by Black Author Network | Books...

Nurse Nicole M Brown is going on a virtual tour!

This is my very first virtual book tour. Follow me for the next two weeks for radio interviews and blog stops. I’m introducing the world to both books in The Adventures of Nurse Nicole Series – N is for Nurse AND Wash Your Hands.  Check out dates below. VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR SCHEDULE RADIO INTERVIEWS Monday, October 28, 2013 Black Authors Network – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/black-author-network/ 8:00 pm EST (646) 200-0402 Host: Ella Curry Monday, November 4, 2013 Spiritual Food for Thought Global Radio Show http://www.blogtalkradio.com/faith-abeliever 6:30 p.m. EST 502-753-1683 Host: Missionary La‘Tanyha Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Sharvette Mitchell https://www.blogtalkradio.com/Mitchell-Productions 6:20 p.m. EST 347-945-5907 Host: Sharvette Mitchell Wednesday, November 13, 2013 PWICU with Tabitha Vinson http://www.blogtalkradio.com/pwicu 7:00 pm EST 347.996.3491 BLOGGERS Monday, October 28, 2013 Rhonda McKnight http://www.rhondamcknight.net Authors and Readers Book Corner http://www.arbookcorner.wordpress.com Tuesday, October 29, 2013 The Author’s Hideaway http://www.lwtheauthorshideaway.blogspot.com Wednesday October 29, 2013 Paulette Harper-Johnson http://pharperjohnson.wordpress.com/ Monday, November 4, 2013 All the Buzz http://www.allthebuzzreviews.com Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Mz. Tiffany Divine Reviews http://mztiffanydivinereviews.wordpress.com/ Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Written Voices Blog...

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