Contagion’s Out: Wash Your Hands!

The thriller Contagion opens today about a global flu pandemic that strikes swiftly and lethallyAnd while this film is not for young children, its message certainly is: kids wash your hands!

Because children’s immune systems aren’t fully developed, germs can easily lead to illness. Research shows that frequent hand washing is one of the best ways for your family to avoid getting ill.  Scrubbing with soap and warm water removes up to 90 percent of germs.  Continue reading