January 2013 – Featured Article and Education News Highlights!

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Sneezes and Sniffles by Linda Tapsell, RN Along with colder weather and dreary days, winter brings the dreaded cold. And because of parents’ busy work schedules, you are likely to see many cases of the common cold in your child care setting. The common cold spreads easily through the air (coughing and sneezing) or through physical contact with saliva (food sharing or handling). It brings about sneezing, nasal congestion and discharge, a sore throat, cough, and in some cases can include a headache, fever, and chills. Although there is no vaccine to prevent a cold, proper hand-washing can remove the viruses that cause the common cold. Prevention is the key. Read More

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