COVID-19 Update

Health

How to PRACTICE GOOD HAND HYGIENE

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    SING THE ABCs WHEN HAND-WASHING.

    Wash hands regularly, with soap and warm water, for at least 20 seconds while singing the ABCs.

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    HAND SANITIZE AS A BACK UP.

    If soap and water are not available, the next best option is hand sanitizer.

BE SURE TO WASH YOUR HANDS

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    After using the bathroom, sneezing, coughing or blowing your nose

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    Before eating meals or snacks

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    Immediately after coming inside from playing outdoors

WHEN KIDS BALK

Milstone says, “If your child is refusing to wash their hands or becoming very upset when asked to do so, it might help to give them a small reward,” such as the Hand-washing Superhero Badge shown here. Compliment them for doing a really good job while washing their hands. It also helps when parents set an example by washing their own hands frequently.
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Print our kid-friendly PDF for home use