We continue with our Back To School series as Drs Short and McLaughlin present part III, "Fall Basics."
Fall is finally here. With it comes cooler weather, football, and “colds”. While we enjoy the fall colors and tailgating events, we want to keep our friends and family in good health. Below are some tips to help keep everyone healthy and in the game.
Encourage your child to cough and sneeze into their elbow rather than out into the open air or into their hands. This helps prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses through air particles and through direct hand to hand contact. After “blowing” their noses, dispose the kleenex in the trash can and have them wash their hands. We also recommend wiping down door knobs, faucet handles, and countertops at home and at school when … read more