School Hygiene Can Be Difficult Without Soap

School Hygiene Can be Difficult Without Soap
Posters in Broward County urge the use of good hygiene to control the spread of germs. However, this can be difficult due to the simple fact that many schools have a limited supply of toilet paper and soap. According to Nanci Hunt, a librarian at Meadowbrook Elementary, paper towels, toilet paper, and soap are in such short supply that teachers and student are forced to bring their own materials from home. The shortage on bathroom supplies is a problem because we are currently in flu season and it very important for students and staff members to wash their hands, to prevent the spread of germs. Without toilet paper the students will not be able to wipe after urinating or defecating which can also lead to major health issues.
Washing your hands is the best tactic to prevent the spread of germs. Schools are full of germs and it is important for students to wash their hands because there are a number of infectious diseases can be spread from one person to another by contaminated hands, particularly gastrointestinal infections and hepatitis A. Washing your hands properly can help prevent the spread of the organisms that cause these diseases. Some forms of gastroenteritis can cause serious complications, especially for young children, the elderly or those with a weakened immune system. We are currently in the flu season and there is a highly contagious flu that has been being spread around since April 2009. According to Emma Lloyd, the H1N1 Virus, also known as the swine flu, is a new influenza virus causing illness in people. The virus is spreading
from person to person worldwide. It is often said that washing your hands with anti-bacterial soap and water is a very important step to preventing the spread of the virus, and without soap in school bathrooms how will the students and staffs wash their hands. This lack in bathroom supplies increases the risk of spreading viruses.
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