Healthy Children - January 2016

Germs Can Be Hiding Just About Anywhere

  • Wash your hands and surfaces often
  • Wash hands with warm water and soap for 20 seconds before and after handling food
  • Wash fruits and vegetables thoroughly under running water just before eating cutting, or cooking
  • Wash your hands before you make or eat a snack or meal, after playing with pets and after using a bathroom
  • Use a thermometer to determine if your food is fully cooked and safe to eat
  • Always use clean knives, forks, spoons and plates. Never place cooked food on a plate that previously held raw food
  • To save leftovers or take out, be sure to child within two hours
  • Put backpacks and books on the floor. Don’t put them on the kitchen table or counters