Back to School, Not Back to Germs

Summer is coming to a close, much to the dismay of most children and the joy of some parents. The end of summer means going back to school, and for many families going back to school means the start of cold and flu season. Children are exposed to millions of germs at school, resulting in 8-12 colds per year for children in day care or elementary school according to health.com. It is only a matter of time before these germs turn into a day off spent home sick in bed, and possibly spreading the illness to the rest of the family. Days off from school and work cost the US economy nearly $576 billion per year, according to Forbes. There are ways to prepare for another school year and protect your kids from the germs they will encounter at school. Rather than reaching into the medicine cabinet to treat

By |September 7th, 2016|5 Comments