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Handwashing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine
It involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry) you can take to reduce the spread of diarrheal and respiratory illness so you can stay healthy. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It's quick, it's simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick.
Handwashing is a win for everyone, except the germs.
FIGHT GERMS. WASH YOUR HANDS-watch this 3 minute video on the proper technique for hand washing.
According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline (Feb. 2019), Texas ranks #2 among states for the number of reported human trafficking cases. Human trafficking does happen in our communities . With Arkansas sharing a state line with Texas we are put at an elevated risk of either knowing of a situation or being in situations of Human Trafficking. Be aware, Be safe. This article will help parents learn how to talk to their kids about it.
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Your child has the Flu...now what? Click here for information on how to care for you child with the flu.
24 HOUR RULE
ALWAYS remember that if your child has the flu keep them home until they are fever free WITHOUT medications for 24 hours. This will help prevent the spread of the flu. Being fever free for 24 hours WITHOUT medication is not only SCHOOL POLICY, it is also a recommendation from the CDC and your PHYSICIAN. Refer to the Genoa Central Student Handbook_2018 section 4.34- COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND PARASITES.
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