How to Help Prevent the Spread of Germs
Parents can help prevent the spread of germs this cold and flu season by taking the following prevention steps:
Show kids how to wash their hands properly.
Cough into elbows.
Teach kids how to cough into their elbows.
Disinfect frequently touched surfaces with a disinfectant approved to kill cold and flu viruses, like Clorox® Gel Thick Bleach + Cleaner.*
The Clorox Company and NSF International studied five common surfaces in homes with young children.† Check out this infographic to learn about the germiest hot spots in the home.
* Clorox® disinfecting products kill 99.9 percent of germs that can live on surfaces for up to 48 hours, including staph, E. coli, salmonella and strep.
† Study conducted by NSF International from August to September, 2014, in 20 households in the Detroit metropolitan area with at least one child under the age of 6.