Covering Coughs & Sneezes
Do the Snizzle!
When your kids feel a sneeze coming on, do they know to grab a tissue or to catch it in their elbows? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we can reduce the spread of germs by simply covering our coughs and sneezes. If your child is prone to forgetting these healthy habits, here’s a super catchy tune they’ll be happy to sneeze to!
Learn the Facts to Keep Kids Healthy
• According to the CDC, coughing or sneezing into a tissue or elbow can reduce the spread of germs. Remind kids to throw the tissue into the trash after use.
• Everyone should wash their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds after blowing their nose, coughing, sneezing, going to the bathroom, and before eating or preparing food.
• Use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% ethanol alcohol or 70% isopropanol alcohol.