Now that school has started again, it’s only a short time until cold and flu season begins. It’s important to remind children of habits that can help them stay healthy year round.
Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough.
Wash your hands frequently using soap and water or handsanitizer.
Avoid sharing cups and eating utensils with others.
Try to eat enough fruits and vegetables.
Get enough rest. School children age 5-12 need 10 to 11 hours of sleep per night. Adolescents need around 9 hours of sleep per night.*
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