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H1N1 Swine Flu Holiday Party Etiquette

How to keep an unwelcome guest -- swine flu -- out of your holiday party.

How to Serve Your Guests continued...

You want to encourage your guests to only touch what they take. "I know they may seem a little déclassé, but toothpicks are the way to go this season," Post says. Put a bowl with one used toothpick next to it, so your guests know that is where you want them to discard their used toothpicks.

Planning a party in a time of H1N1 doesn't have to be a fearful experience. By practicing a little flu etiquette and good hygiene, you and your guests will enjoy a happy, healthy holiday and New Year.

Reviewed on November 13, 2009

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