Content tagged with: virus

Suds Up to Keep Germs Down

Washing your hands is an important part of being healthy

It’s that time of year – the dreaded cold and flu season! And as an educator or school employee, you might be more vulnerable than most people to getting sick thanks to all the students and people coming in and out of the school. But, you’ve stocked your medicine cabinet, have tissues at the ready… 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 »