Is it acceptable to come to work sick, blowing your nose at your desk, etc. when you have a pregnant coworker?

Is it acceptable to come to work sick, blowing your nose at your desk, etc. when you have a pregnant coworker? Topic: Is it acceptable to come to work sick, blowing your nose at your desk, etc. when you have a pregnant coworker?
July 21, 2019 / By Callie

Question: I have a coworker who always comes to work when she is sick, and spreads her germs around. She is constantly honking her nose at her desk, and piling the snot-filled tissues next to her keyboard (and not washing her hands afterward.) She also coughs without covering her mouth. This has always annoyed me, but now that I am pregnant, and am especially wanting to avoid contracting any kind of virus, it is *really* making me angry and scared. Is she being inconsiderate here? Or should I just accept the fact that her germs are being spread all over the office, and wash my hands until the cows come home? It's also worth mentioning that our company is not especially harsh regarding sick days, and she does not *need* to be here.

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