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Though there is
no cure for the common cold, there are actions that can be taken to
reduce the spread of colds.
are 10 tips that may help prevent the spread of colds in your child
1. Wash hands. Washing
hands literally rinses germs away. Be sure to use soap and warm,
running water to best wash germs off the hands. Teach
children to say their ABCs while washing so they keep their hands
under the faucet long enough.
share cups. Using paper cups can be helpful to avoid spreading
germs. Having a dispenser of small cups in key areas
(e.g., kitchen, bathroom) can help children to make it a
paper tissue. It is best to blow the nose on paper tissue and throw
it away. It is important to keep the nose gently blown to rid the
body of mucous; however, throwing the tissue away immediately is
also important because it is a source of cold virus that can be
spread by leaving it on a counter, desk, couch, chair,
4. Donít touch eyes, nose,
or mouth. If
someone with a cold, donít touch your eyes, nose, or mouth, which is
where germs can be passed. Try to help the children in your care
understand how germs can be spread in this way. Encourage children
to wash their hands frequently.
5. Use disposable
towels. In the kitchen and other areas, it is best to use paper or
other disposable towels instead of cloth towels. Both bacteria and
viruses can live on cloth towels for hours.
6. Keep toys clean. Toys
often carry germs. Regularly wash childrenís toys in warm, soapy
water to kill bacteria and viruses.
7. Sneeze away. That is,
sneeze away from others and into a tissue that can be thrown away.
If you have to cover your mouth with your hands, be sure to wash
your hands afterward. Model these behaviors for the children in your
Open windows when the weather permits because germs may remain
stagnant in air. Also, keep
the air moist to
avoid nose irritation (a humidifier can be
9. Wipe up germs. Germs
may rest on surfaces (up to three hours) that are touched a lot,
such as door knobs,
switches, telephones, remote controls, and counter tops. Use a
disinfectant as often as possible
to wipe them
l0.Donít smoke or allow
can irritate the nose and lungs and drastically increase childrenís
susceptibility to colds. Itís best to make your environment a