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TIPS FOR HANDWASHING                                  

                                                                 (Photo courtesy of CDC)

From Immunizations & Infectious Diseases: An Informed Parent's Guide (Copyright © 2006 American Academy of Pediatrics)

How many times have you and your child/student washed your hands today?

As early as possible, get your child into the habit of washing her hands often and thoroughly. All day long, your child is exposed to bacteria and viruses—when touching a playmate, sharing toys, or petting the cat. Once her hands pick up these germs, she can quickly infect herself by rubbing her eyes, touching her nose or even placing her fingers in her mouth. The whole process can happen in seconds, and cause an infection that can last for days, weeks, or even longer.

Steps to Proper Hand Washing

So what does a thorough hand washing involve? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the following steps:  

http://www.healthvermont.gov/ 

VT Department of Health

https://www.healthykids.org/

Healthy Kids Organization

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/index.html

CDC Immunizations