We’re all in this together! Keeping hands clean is one of the most important things we can do to avoid getting sick and spreading germs.
We all have a part to play in keeping students healthy and learning. And in turn, a healthy school environment can help improve wellness in a community. From after-school clubs and activities to public health initiatives that celebrate handwashing awareness days, there are many opportunities to reinforce healthy habits throughout the community.
The resources in this section are intended to help keep families and the school community safe.
Here are the key messages on how to keep hands clean. It's one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.
Get all the statistics on why hand hygiene and cleaning is so important in schools.
Help spread the message about the importance of hand hygiene for Global Handwashing Day on October 15.