Healthy Schools, Healthy People is a joint initiative between the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dedicated to supporting school systems nationwide with tools to help reinforce hand hygiene and cleaning practices to prevent the spread of infectious disease and reduce related absenteeism.
September 9, 2021 - 1 PM EST
During the session, CDC expert Vincent Hill, PhD will share information and answer questions about hand hygiene and cleaning and disinfection and discuss solutions to common barriers in schools.
Our toolkit offers resources for school administrators and educators to help communicate the importance of cleaning, disinfecting and hand hygiene for a healthy and successful academic year.
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The amount handwashing education reduces absenteeism due to gastrointestinal illness in schoolchildren
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