Don’t be a hero – stay home if you’re sick!

Image result for stay home if you're sickIf you want to be a good employee, don’t be a hero – stay home if you’re sick. A study of more than 6,000 workers found that employees who repeatedly went to work despite feeling sick risk poor health in the long run. Those who continued to work when sick more than five days a year were at a 40% to 50% higher risk of missing at least 30 days the following year due to illness. Researchers believe staying home when sick promotes long term health.