Hand Hygiene for Schools and Child Care
Hand hygiene information, research, and guidelines for schools and child care.
- Hand Washing and Young Children
Important handwashing information for young children and childcare providers. Handwashing is key to disease prevention, gloves and diaper changes, and why young children are at increased risk.
- Absenteeism is Expensive
Information for school administrators on why they should encourage handwashing curricula.
- Handwashing Gets Results
Flyer showing hand washing statistics for schools.
- Infectious Diseases in Childcare Settings and Schools Manual
The Hennepin County Community Health Department, with the support of the local and state disease prevention and control staff and childcare consultants, created a manual for childcare and schools that is very helpful.
- School Health: A Foundation for Learning
MDH school health gateway page. This page provides information for schools, parents, and others to promote healthy schools and healthy children.