Stay Healthy Tips
This short (1:50) video promotes good health habits to avoid airborne illnesses. The information was taken directly from an Alabama Department of Health bulletin and was to be shared with all students and parents. The information is presented in an informational yet humorous way by a sixth grade student. This podcast would be a perfect spot for a school broadcast segment during cold and flu season.
Henry the Hand
This website is great for teaching kids how to properly wash their hands and prevent the spread of germs.
Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives
Resources for teaching handwashing hygiene to students: includes downloadable posters, podcasts, etc.
This resource from the Alabama Department of Public Health offers links to downloadable information sheets about diseases that can be transmitted between humans and animals.
How Lou Got the Flu
This resource reinforces learning about germs. It is a fun story for children to read about how germs are transmitted.