With School Back in Session, Kids Need Refresher Course on Hand-Washing - Cincinnati Children's Blog

With School Back in Session, Kids Need Refresher Course on Hand-Washing

Now that children are back to school, it is important for families to practice proper hand-washing. According to Beverly Connelly, MD, hand-washing is the best way to prevent many infections.

Parents should set a good hand-washing example, make sure their kids understand why hand-washing is important, and check if their children have access to hand sanitizer or sinks with soap at school prior to lunch or snack time.

Read more hand-washing tips on U.S. News & World Report.

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