1. Stay home when you are sick.
2. Cover your mouth and nose when sneezing and coughing to prevent the spread of germs.
3. Clean your hands often to protect yourself from germs.
4. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
5. Practice good health habits, such as getting plenty of sleep, eating nutritious food, drinking plenty of fluids, and remaining active.
As always, if you have a health concern regarding your child, we encourage you to consult with your family physician or pediatrician. The following links provide helpful information and checklists for families on preparing for/handling the flu: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention athttp://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/ the World Health Organization at http://www.who.int/en/ and the American Red Cross at http://www.redcross.org/.