Information for Parents, Schools, and Childcare Providers Educators, staff, and parents can help slow the spread of colds and flu. On this page, you will find more information on preventing the flu, as well as materials and tools for schools.

Always remind children to:

  • Cover their nose and mouthwith a tissue when they cough or sneeze—have them throw the tissue away after they use it.

  • Wash their hands often with soap and water,especially after they cough or sneeze. If water is not near, use an alcohol-based hand cleaner.

  • Remind them to not to touch their eyes, nose, or mouth.Germs often spread this way

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