Friday, June 10, 2011

Promote Healthy Habits in School

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Now that schools are officially  open for the new school year and with the typhoon season set to happen regularly in the Philippines, it is to be expected that colds, flu, dengue can come abound students.

Thus, during class orientations, school personnel and faculty must strongly inform students of personal and public hygiene for everyone's safety.

But, this health orientation should be complemented with regular sanitation activities and follow - up from the school heads and cooperation of parents at home.  Most illnesses are preventable and when sick students are among the school crowd, it is not surprising when they contaminate others, thus, preventive and proactive measures can keep the students more protected from school - related illnesses.

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