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Want to Avoid Colds and Flu? Read This.

Most germs are spread through the air through coughing, sneezing and even breathing. And, of course we know that germs can be transferred from person to person through contact (think handshakes, kisses, and hugs). And as the holidays approach, we’ll be doing a lot of hugging and kissing. Keep the...

Stay Healthy and Engaged in the World around You

Are you and your family washing hands the proper way? Click here to learn how. Middle school students from Litchfield Middle School in Litchfield, Minnesota are spreading their expert knowledge on handwashing and hygiene to their community. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) students at Litchfield Middle School...

It’s Handwashing Awareness Week

There’s a good reason why National Handwashing Awareness Week comes at the beginning of December. Of course, it’s because we’re heading into the heart of cold and flu season. As we spend more time indoors and around others who have colds, it becomes more likely that we’re exposed to the...

Are You Washing Your Hands the Right Way?

We all know that we’re supposed to wash our hands several times a day. And we all do it (right)? Are we doing it the best way? Let’s start with why it’s important: Washing hands slows the spread of germs, which keeps us all a lot healthier. Here’s how to...