For a lot of people, Christmas means coming in contact with a lot of friends and relatives. With that comes the opportunity to pass a lot of germs. Diane Ellis is the assistant director at Marion County Public Health. She says that the most important thing you can do to stay healthy over the holidays is to always wash your hands. She also says to make sure that if you have guests over, put prescriptions in a place that they can’t be accessed by children. For more tips, listen to the “Twelve Ways to Health” song as performed by staff members of Marion County Public Health that is attached to this story.