To keep all of us healthy throughout the school year, we need to teach our students the importance of good hand-washing and the use of antibacterial hand-gel.
Studies have shown that school-wide hand-washing programs can make a difference in the health of students and staff and, as a result, improve school attendance.
CDC Health Program
“An ounce of Prevention – Keep the Germs Away.”
This program contains information on Handwashing, Cleaning, Foods, Immunizations, Antibiotics, Pets, Links and other Materials: www.cdc.gov/ounceofprevention/
Controlling Influenza among Children
February is Children's Dental Health Month and we will be discussing the importance of good dental care in the prevention and treatment of dental health problems. See the American Dental Association website for information about Children's Dental Health.