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Sick in College Essentials

DormEssentials February 24, 2019

Being sick in college is tough, especially with all the obligations of academics and social activities. Winter season in the dorms is a common time for a sickness to start spreading. Whether it’s a simple cold and cough to a full blown fever or flu, having the essentials available will be key to a quick recovery. Just remember to take things slow when sick in college. To make sure you have the necessities for a quick recovery from a cold in the dorms, following DormEssentials top 10 items to help you recover from being sick in college.

1. Vicks NyQuil and DayQuil SEVERE Cough, Cold & Flu Relief Liquid

The key for feeling better when sick in college – just remember not to drink when taking your meds. MAXIMUM STRENGTH COLD & FLU RELIEF. DayQuil/NyQuil SEVERE delivers temporary relief to your toughest cold & flu symptoms, such as cough, sore throat, fever, and congestion, day or night. MAXIMUM SYMPTOM-FIGHTING INGREDIENTS to relieve your worst cold & flu symptoms, among OTC cold & flu medicines.

2. Emergen-C Immune+ Dietary Supplement Fizzy Drink Mix, Super Orange, 50 Count

A more proactive and simpler option than the dayquil/nyquil staple. Enhanced immune support formula delivers 1,000 IU (25 mcg) Vitamin D plus 1,000 mg Vitamin C. Immune supplement is packed with key nutrients and antioxidants; it also has a proprietary complex with beta-glucans and arabinogalactans. Daily dietary supplement is made with natural flavors and contains no artificial sweeteners. Vitamin drink mix dissolves quickly in water; it’s fizzy, refreshing and caffeine-free.

3. AmazonBasics Micromink Sherpa Blanket - Super-Soft, Wrinkle-Resistant, Charcoal

The perfect recovery companion.100% Polyester. Imported. Reversible blanket with polyester sherpa and micromink sides. Can be used as a bedspread or throw. Can be used in all seasons. Wrinkle-resistant material that deflects lint and pet hair. Machine washable.

4. ANSIO Electric Heater Ceramic Space Heater

Warm up from the dorm cold – just make sure your housing allows you to have one. IDEAL FOR PERSONAL SPACES: The Ceramic Portable Space Heater is ideal to be used as a table top or on the floor in small, personal spaces at your office/ home. Ideal For Small & Medium Rooms. Max power 1500W. Dimension: 18.5 x 15.5 x 26.2 cm. 1500 WATTS WITH 2 POWER OPTIONS & ADJUSTABLE THERMOSTAT. NOTE: The heater should not be used with an extension cord. OVERHEAT & TIP OVER PROTECTION and OSCILLATION.

5. Puffs Plus Lotion with Vicks Facial Tissues, 24 Cubes, 48 Tissues per Cube

Get extra for the whole dorm, and make your nose happy. Pack includes 24 Cubes (48 Tissues per Cube) of Puffs Plus Lotion with Vicks Facial Tissues. Infused with the scent of Vicks for maximum comfort during cold and flu season. Puffs softest, most cushiony tissue, with a touch of lotion, to help protect your nose. Puffs Plus Lotion helps soothe irritated noses by locking in moisture better than regular tissues. Dermatologist tested to be gentle on sensitive skin.

6. PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Gel, Variety Pack

PURELL Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer scents includes JELLY WRAP carriers. Scents include: Ocean Kiss, Naturals, Aloe and Original. Convenient 1-ounce flip top cap bottle attaches to purses, backpacks, key chains, diaper bags or gym bags, and goes along where your life takes you. Kills the most germs, just one squirt of Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer kills as many germs as 2 squirts of any other national brand. Enhanced with four nourishing skin-conditioning agents, a skin-friendly formulation that’s mild on hands.

7. Campbell's Homestyle Soup, Chicken Noodle, 15.4 Ounce (Pack of 8)

Easy-to-open, microwave-safe bowls that are perfect for work, school or wherever you go. Made with premium chicken with no antibiotics, fresh vegetables and egg noodles. Classic home-style soup you can conveniently savor on the go. Ready in Minutes. Made for Real, Real Life.

8. Halls Sugar-Free Cough Drops, Honey Lemon, 180 Count

Synthetic, Imported, HALLS are formulated to quickly relieve sore, scratchy throats from colds or allergies. HALLS fights coughs, soothes sore throats, and cools nasal passages. Enjoy this classic cough suppressant in Sugar-Free Honey-Lemon flavor. This package includes 180 drops in a flavor-saving resealable bag.

9. Plush Slipper Socks Women - Colorful Warm Crew Socks Cozy Soft

Main material:Polyester (Coral fleece/coral velvet). One Size: Fit Women’s Shoe US Size 6-10. Super Soft and Warm,made of premium microfiber.It’s so comfortable that make you feel you are walking on the cotton. Great for lounging around the house.The moderate thickness is nice for wearing during sleep,which can keep your feet warm and help you have a sweet dream.They’re suitable for longtime-standing studying as well.

10. Thermometer for Fever, Adoric Best Digital Medical Thermometer

Thermometer: Upgrade version.Fast & Accurate Measure.Clear lighted display offers a convenient and high-definition reading even at darkness.The thermometer registers allow the deviation within 0.2°F, sampling speed up to 10 seconds. Thermometer for kids: Soft and Flexible Tip. Thermometer for fever: Waterproof for easy clearing; Beeper alert for fever alarm; Simply switch ℃ and ℉ by pressing the button; Auto-off after 10 mins if no operation.

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