How to protect yourself from coronavirus

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Basic hygiene is the best thing you can do, according to a doctor of infectious diseases.
1) Wash hands frequently, avoid touching your eyes, nose & mouth.
2) Stay away from those who are sick
3) Clean surfaces
4) Get your flu shot

Getting your Flu Shot  (it’s not too late) = lowers the risk of hospitalization, & the healthier you are, the lowers your risk if you do get Covid19.  It also helps communities as you’ll likely use fewer medical resources!

 

You are still MUCH more likely to be exposed to flu than Coronavirus.

 

While CDC considers Covid19a serious situation and is taking preparedness measures, the immediate risk in the U.S. is considered low. Everyone should always take simple daily precautions to help prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses. http://www.cdc.gov/nCoV

 

 

Pet-Friendly place to work

Brothers II Business Machine is a dog-friendly place to work. Sadly we had a loss this week, my beloved Duke had passed, he was 14-year-old Cockapoo. He was loved by everyone here, he was so sweet and visited everyone a couple of times a day. If he walked into your office just to say hi he would be handed a treat so of cause he did it often. It’s very hard to say goodbye to a family member or even a furry co-worker. Thank God I got to bring him in and was able to spend time with him at work. RIP my fur baby.

If you bring your dog to work post a picture on our Facebook page of your fur baby and luck place you work at.

https://www.facebook.com/Brothers-II-Business-Machines-205475692819617/

 

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Lose Holiday Weight with your copy machine.

Christmas Parties = Holiday Weight

Waiting for copies at the copy machine? Take this time to sneak in a quick leg workout or tone your tummy.  Stretching and moving your legs builds muscle strength and endurance and prevents aches and leg pains.

Build leg muscles while making copies

How to do it: While holding on to the copy machine for balance, bring your knee up and down, or after bringing your knee up, extend your leg back. Try pulsing your leg to really get your muscles burning.

Toning your tummy

• Start with feet flat on the floor.
• Stand tall at your copier.
• Hold your abdominal muscles tight.
• Extend one leg until it is level with your hip.
• Hold for ten seconds.
• Slowly lower leg.
• Repeat 15 times.
• Change legs.

These exercises are subtle enough that if you hear someone coming, you can quickly stop.

Give these links a try you already have the copier.

https://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/diet-fitness/exercise-at-work/10-office-exercises-you-can-do-secretly2.htm

https://www.standupdeskstore.com/standing-news/10-Exercises-to-Do-at-Your-Stand-Up-Desk/

Happy Christmas and Merry Holiday’s

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This guy could be doing Kegels and we would never know!

Print your wrapping paper with your copier!!

The holidays are coming why not save money this year by making your own wrapping paper?!!

Cut the wrapping paper to 8 inches wide so that it will fit in the printer. The paper can be as long as you need it, but can only be as wide as the printer to run through. Load the wrapping paper into the printer and hit print!

Or use these websites or find one of your own.

https://lifehacker.com/print-your-own-wrapping-paper-instead-of-buying-it-5969104

https://thediydreamer.com/diy/diy-wrapping-paper-with-printer/wrapping paper

Have fun and let me know!!!

 

 

BROTHERS II BUSINESS MACHINES NOT ONLY SELLS COPIERS AND PRINTERS, BUT WE ALSO SERVICE THEM TOO

 

Our great technicians are eager to help you will any issues you may have with your machine, either over the phone or with a prompt service call. Here are some common copier issues:
• Paper Jams: This is among the most common copier issue. …
• Wrinkled pages: Sometimes, the copier machine produces pages with wrinkles. …
• Cartridge or toner issues: Toner and cartridge issues can affect any copier. …
• Lines on paper …
• Copies too light or too dark…
• Dots on the page…

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The USPS Proposes Rate Change for January 26, 2020

The USPS® Proposes Rate Change for January 26, 2020
On October 9, 2019, the USPS® filed a notice with the Postal Regulatory Committee (PRC) to change the prices of shipping services such as Priority Mail® and Priority Mail Express® and First-Class Package Service. If approved, these changes will take effect on January 26, 2020.

A big takeaway is that the First Class Mail® rates are staying the same with stamps still costing 55 cents. In addition, postage meters will continue to save 5 cents, or 9% over stamps.

This rate change for shipping products is timed similar to UPS® and FedEx® that historically adjust prices each January. On January 6, 2020, FedEx will raise prices an average of 4.9%.

The Postal Service continues to offer a great value in shipping. Unlike some other shippers, the Postal Service does not add surcharges for fuel, residential delivery, or regular Saturday or holiday season delivery.

Outlined below are highlights you can expect for the upcoming January 2020 rate change.

First-Class Mail® Rates will remain unchanged.

Priority Mail® Rates to increase by 4.1% while Flat Rate products increase from 4.9% to 6.2%.
The proposed domestic Priority Mail® Flat Rate Retail price changes are:

Priority Mail Express® Rates to increase by 3.5%
The proposed domestic Priority Mail Express® Flat Rate Retail price changes are:

FP will continue to provide updates as soon as they are released by the USPS®. To access the most updated rate change information, visit:

FP’s Rate Change Page

 

Getting lines when scanning or duplex from your copier, try this?