How much school &#105&#115 missed as a result of colds and the flu each year?

According to the &#67&#101&#110&#116&#101&#114&#115 for &#68&#105&#115&#101&#97&#115&#101 &#67&#111&#110&#116&#114&#111&#108 &#97&#110&#100 &#80&#114&#101&#118&#101&#110&#116&#105&#111&#110, nearly &#50&#50 million school &#100&#97&#121&#115 are lost &#97&#110&#110&#117&#97&#108&#108&#121 due to the common cold. In the 2003-2004 flu season, numerous &#111&#117&#116&#98&#114&#101&#97&#107&#115 were reported &#97&#109&#111&#110&#103 school &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110, some &#108&#101&#97&#100&#105&#110&#103 to school &#99&#108&#111&#115&#117&#114&#101&#115, according &#116&#111 &#116&#104&#101 &#65&#109&#101&#114&#105&#99&#97&#110 Lung Association.

With all of the &#103&#101&#114&#109&#115 prevalent &#105&#110 heavily populated areas such as schools, &#105&#116’&#115 inevitable that your children will &#98&#101 exposed to colds &#97&#110&#100 the flu. The following &#116&#105&#112&#115 can help your children prevent &#99&#97&#116&#99&#104&#105&#110&#103 a cold &#111&#114 the &#102&#108&#117 and &#104&#101&#108&#112 lessen the &#115&#121&#109&#112&#116&#111&#109&#115 if they just &#99&#97&#110’&#116 avoid catching &#97 bug.

* &#84&#101&#97&#99&#104 good hygiene. Encourage &#121&#111&#117&#114 children to &#119&#97&#115&#104 their &#104&#97&#110&#100&#115 frequently with &#115&#111&#97&#112 and warm water. The CDC suggests having your &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 sing the Happy Birthday song twice while washing their hands, &#119&#104&#105&#99&#104 &#116&#97&#107&#101&#115 about &#49&#53 to &#50&#48 &#115&#101&#99&#111&#110&#100&#115, the recommended &#97&#109&#111&#117&#110&#116 of time &#116&#104&#97&#116 &#116&#104&#101&#121 &#115&#104&#111&#117&#108&#100 wash them.

* Prevent &#97 cold or the flu with a supplement. &#75&#110&#111&#119&#105&#110&#103 &#116&#104&#97&#116 &#115&#99&#104&#111&#111&#108 is a &#103&#101&#114&#109&#45&#105&#110&#102&#101&#115&#116&#101&#100 &#97&#114&#101&#97, some experts recommend that children &#116&#97&#107&#101 &#97 &#115&#117&#112&#112&#108&#101&#109&#101&#110&#116 like Cold &#38 Flu &#119&#105&#116&#104 Zinc, part of the Spray line of sublingual &#115&#112&#114&#97&#121&#115, to &#104&#101&#108&#112 &#116&#104&#101&#109 prevent getting &#115&#105&#99&#107.

&#10&#42 Teach cold &#97&#110&#100 &#102&#108&#117 &#101&#116&#105&#113&#117&#101&#116&#116&#101. If your children &#97&#114&#101 sick, make &#115&#117&#114&#101 they &#107&#110&#111&#119 to cover their noses and mouths &#119&#105&#116&#104 a &#116&#105&#115&#115&#117&#101 &#119&#104&#101&#110 they cough &#111&#114 sneeze. &#65&#102&#116&#101&#114 this, they should wash &#116&#104&#101&#105&#114 hands so &#116&#104&#101&#121 don’t spread their germs.

If your &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 have a &#102&#101&#118&#101&#114, it is recommended by &#116&#104&#101 CDC that they not &#103&#111 to &#115&#99&#104&#111&#111&#108 until &#116&#104&#101 fever has &#98&#101&#101&#110 &#103&#111&#110&#101 for at least 24 hours.

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