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Seasonal Flu Information for Schools & Childcare Providers

Educators and staff 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:

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School Materials and Posters

Germ Stopper Materials

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"Be a Germ Stopper" posters and screensavers. Simple reminders for good hygiene for use in classrooms, cafeterias or laminated for bathrooms.

See the Stop the Spread of Germs site at www.cdc.gov/germstopper.

Cover Your Cough Materials

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See the Cover Your Cough page on this site for poster and flyer formatted for use in schools.

"It's a SNAP" Toolkit

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Program materials to help prevent school absenteeism
Activities for school administrators, teachers, students and others can do to help stop the spread of germs in schools.
See the handcleaning section of the "It's a SNAP" site at www.itsasnap.org/snap/about.asp.

Scrub Club

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Kids can learn about health and hygiene and become members of the Scrub Club(tm) at www.scrubclub.org. The site features a fun and educational animated Webisode with seven "soaper-heros" who battle nasty villains who represent germs and bacteria. Kids learn the six key steps to proper handwashing through a webisode, handwashing song, interactive games, activities for kids and educational materials for teachers are also available to download.

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