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K – Grade 12 School Resources

For Administrators, Teachers and Older Students

Wash Your Hands!
Resource manual
Slides with notes
Handwashing videos
Handwashing sign
Articles for school newsletters
Print material order form
Letter from Medical Officers of Health

The Resource Manual “Wash Your Hands! Resources for Schools” provides tools and information about handwashing and preventing the spread of infections in schools.  The slide set and notes, “Handwashing in Schools”can be used as a self learning tool; for teacher, staff and administration learning sessions; for presentations at school council meetings or as a learning resource for older students.  The content of these resources was designed to complement the Kindergarten through Grade Three resource for teachers.

Resources include:

  • Information about handwashing, respiratory infections, soap, hand sanitizers, and cleaning agents
  • Information sheets for school personnel and parents
  • Articles for school newsletters
  • Checklist for assessing handwashing facilities
  • Solutions to common handwashing problems
  • Handwashing signs
  • Handwashing videos

This resource was prepared by Do Bugs Need Drugs? (DBND) through a grant from Alberta Health and Wellness in collaboration with Alberta Education and Alberta Health Services.

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