Content tagged with: disease prevention

Disease & Prevention

When you’re not well, it becomes very difficult to do your job well; and sometimes you can’t do your job at all. While everyone tries to avoid getting sick, the fact remains that disease affects everyone. This can be especially true in a school environment, where educators, students, support staff, administrative staff and others are… Read more »

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Targeted Disinfecting – School Bus

This brochure outlines the key components of a comprehensive cleaning program for your school’s buses. It describes the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, and provides tips and best practices for school bus drivers to prevent the spread of communicable disease. School buses are mobile environments that are prone to the spread of infectious diseases… Read more »

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Targeted Disinfecting – School Wide

This fact sheet outlines the key components of a comprehensive cleaning program for your entire school. It describes the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, and provides tips and best practices for custodians and maintenance staff to prevent the spread of communicable disease. Safe and healthy school buildings are the business of everyone, but custodians… Read more »

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Targeted Disinfecting – Classroom

This brochure outlines the key components of a comprehensive cleaning program for your classroom. It describes the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, and provides tips and best practices for teachers and paraprofessionals to prevent the spread of communicable disease. Every day dozens of students and staff move in and out of school classrooms, making… Read more »

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Targeted Disinfecting – Cafeteria and Kitchen

This brochure outlines the key components of a comprehensive cleaning program in regards to your school’s cafeteria and kitchen. It describes the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, and provides tips and best practices for food service workers to prevent the spread of communicable disease. School cafeterias and kitchens contain numerous high-touch surfaces and little… Read more »

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Targeted Disinfecting – Athletics Department

This brochure outlines the key components of a comprehensive cleaning program for the athletics department of your school. It describes the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, and provides tips and best practices for athletic directors, physical educators, and coaches to prevent the spread of communicable disease. School athletic facilities pose a special risk for… Read more »

Stomach Bug Book – Spanish

NEA Healthy Futures (formerly NEA HIN) and the USDA have created The Stomach Bug Book, a booklet designed to inform and educate school personnel on norovirus, the spread of the disease and disease prevention, and provide helpful resources for the school community. It is important that students and school personnel, such as custodians, food service workers, bus… Read more »