Content tagged with: infectious disease

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 »

Infectious Disease Prevention

When it comes to disease prevention, a good strategy and proper preparation are the keys to success. All infectious and bloodborne diseases may be prevented, but they can be especially difficult to control in a school environment. Major strategies for prevention include hand washing, immunization and cleaning for health. Hand washing As simple as it… Read more »

Infectious Disease

An infectious disease is an illness caused by a microbe – an organism too small to be seen with the naked eye. Bacteria, virus, fungi and protozoa are all disease-causing microbes. A colleague coughs and doesn’t cover his mouth; a student gets creative when there are no tissues to wipe her runny nose; friends share a water… Read more »