Cold and Flu Season – Helpful Info

It’s cold and flu season in Ohio, and effective strategies to reduce absences among students and staff include both good hand hygiene and getting vaccinated against influenza every year.

The Ohio Department of Health offers a fact sheet regarding the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers in the school setting. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers information about the benefits of hand washing and key facts about the importance of the annual influenza vaccination. ”