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10 Simple Ways to Prevent Colds and the Flu

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Keep Your Hands Clean


You never know what germs you might be picking up in the course of the day. It's a good idea to wash your hands frequently, especially before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, sneezing, or using the bathroom. Use warm water and soap, and make sure you lather up for 20 seconds! This fun sparkle germs activity can help teach younger kids about germs and hand-washing.

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