Allergies Cost Business 700 Million in Productivity
April showers bring May flowers and May flowers bring runny noses, watery eyes, sneezing and more! Since seasonal allergies plague such a large number of people, it is important to get all the facts about this ailment that affects so many.
Allergies by the numbers:
- 60 million Americans suffer allergies
- 40% of children’s outdoor activities are limited by their allergies
- $14.5 billion estimated annual cost of treating allergies
- Most common allergens pollen, smoke, and mold.
- $700 million is lost by U.S. companies each year due to allergy caused lost workdays