Exposure to germs can be a big problem as children go back to school. Germs can:
- Cause infections.
- Live on all surfaces.
- Be spread by any child, adolescent, teen or adult.
Addressing the spread of germs in schools and at home is essential to the health of your child. Nearly 22 million school days are lost in the U.S. each year due to the common cold alone.
You can help your child avoid and prevent the spread of germs by following our tips.