If you know a Millennial (also known as Generation Y) or pay attention to social media, you may have come across the term ‘adulting.’ It's a verb popularized by the Internet to describe doing grown up things and having grown up responsibilities. As smart as the next generation is getting, it seems many could benefit from some basic home economics and hygiene education – and it’s not just the kids and young people that need help.
Read more about the importance of hand hygiene education for 'adulting' in this week's blog post from Deb.
Hand hygiene at home and school plays an essential role in helping to reduce the spread of infectious diseases. However, there has been a steady decline in the promotion of hygiene practices in modern homes, mainly due to changing family demands and structure.
The impact of poor hand hygiene habits is linked to increased occurrences of illness, absences, and associated costs. The following article, which is being featured on InfectionControl.tips highlights the importance of a renewed commitment to promoting hand hygiene in our homes and classrooms.
Please read the full article, "Hand Hygiene at Home and School" at InfectionControl.tips by clicking here.
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