MAKE flu prevention HAPPEN

Are you prepped for health and wellness all season long? Don’t let flu symptoms slow your employees down. Get the information and the supplies you need to help keep everyone healthy.

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Are your employees prepared?

Here’s some helpful tips and stats from our 2016 flu survey.



of workers have caught a cold or flu at work.



of workers bring in their own disinfectant products to the office.



of respondents would give a vacation day to a sick co-worker to avoid the flu.

hand washing


of employees still go to work knowing they are sick.

It’s up to you to fight the flu.

Here’s some helpful information.

2016 Findings
Flu Prevention
About the Flu Survey

Press Release

Trying to avoid cold and flu in the workplace has reached desperate levels, according to the seventh annual cold and flu season survey from Staples... Read Press Release

Flu Season in the Workplace

Learn the 8 vital flu facts every business should know to reduce illness in the office... View the infographic

Flu Quiz

A big part of staying healthy during the peak season for illness is being diligent and responsible for your own health and hygiene. How much do you know about the flu? Are you prepared for this year’s flu season? See how much you know and test your readiness by taking our flu quiz! Take the quiz

Top Tips to Workplace Wellness

More than half of workers think coming to work sick makes them "committed." Learn more hard facts and get tips on improving workplace wellness. Watch the video

Tips for Business Leaders

Even when workers know what’s best for them and their health, it isn’t always easy for them to make the right decisions — how can business leaders promote wellness and protect their bottom line from the hard-hitting impact of illness in the office? Here are six ways you can help fight the flu. Read the article

Health & Wellness in the Workplace

Health and wellness for your workers is important well beyond flu and cold season. A thoughtfully planned and implemented health and wellness program can help maximize productivity, boost morale and ensure workplace wellness year-round. Download the white paper to learn more.

About the Survey

The survey was conducted by Morar Consulting among 1500 U.S. Office workers. All were working full-time and spend at least 50 percent of their time working in an office environment. 704 were business decision makers and the remaining 796 were general office workers. Results of any sample are subject to sampling variation.

About Staples Business Advantage

Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS), serves organizations of 20 or more employees up to the Fortune 1000, including global businesses, local, state and federal government, healthcare organizations and educational institutions. The Staples Business Advantage one-source solution includes comprehensive products and services from office supplies, technology and printing to promotional products, furniture and facility supplies. Dedicated to providing organizations with greater cost savings and improved ordering efficiencies, Staples Business Advantage provides a customized level of account support and best-in-class customer service.