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#1

I finally got my doctor to order an MRI (Head only with contrast). Plus I finally have an appointment with a neurosurgeon on November 30th. I can't wait. Right now, I have another respiratory infection courtesy of a coworker that does not believe in covering her mouth when she coughs. I really do not want to be sick all winter because she is so rude. I can't talk to her because she doesn't understand my language but she just coughs all over the place and never washer her hands. I have said something to management but I think they are afraid of offending her.


#2

I totally understand your frustration Birdmom79, I used to drive myself crazy about this when I worked in a big office. I found that sometimes an indirect visual approach works best so how about starting a conversation around getting a flu jab ahead of the winter and then share a small 'staying healthy' poster around your workplace ... lots of examples if you Google avoiding colds and flu ... try these http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=avoiding+colds+and+flu+images&biw=1280&bih=800&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0CEsQ7AlqFQoTCJz175SfmsgCFUhtFAod6xgI0w&dpr=2

This often works because you can get the message across but without drawing attention to any one person. Hope this might be an idea which works.


#3

In fact, just thinking this through, maybe you could engage your management to do it on the basis that cold and flu = employees off work = cost to the company in loss of productivity etc etc etc ?