How Do We Prevent Ourselves from Getting Sick?

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Title

How Do We Prevent Ourselves from Getting Sick?

Subject

Body Parts; Communication; Children; Habits of Health & Habits of Mind (Ubbes, 2008); Hygiene

Description

National Health Education Standards

Health Education Standard 1
Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Performance Indicator for PreK- Grade
1.2.3 Describe ways to prevent communicable diseases.

Creator

Perdok, Jennifer; Willhite, Stephanie

Publisher

Miami University Libraries

Date

2013

Contributor

Ubbes, Valerie (editor and genre designer)

Format

PDF

Language

English; American Sign Language

Type

Text

Identifier

HowDoWePreventOurselvesFromGettingSick

Text

How Do We Prevent Ourselves from Getting Sick?
by Jennifer Perdok and Stephanie Willhite
Translated into American Sign Language

Remember to always wash your hands with soap and water.
Keep your mouth germ free.
Do not share your drink with others.
Cover your cough in your elbow, not your with your hand.
Use tissues while sneezing or blowing your nose.
If you scrape your knee from falling, make sure to cover the scrape with a Band-Aide.
Bathe regularly.
Take a bath or shower every day to keep your body clean.
Brush your teeth at least 2 times a day or after every meal.
Get a Flu shot.
This shot in your arm will prevent you from getting sick.
Exercise regularly from your head to your feet.
Get some shut-eye.
Make sure to get at least 8 hours of sleep each night.

Citation

Perdok, Jennifer; Willhite, Stephanie, “How Do We Prevent Ourselves from Getting Sick?,” Health Literacy Database at Miami University, accessed April 25, 2019, https://dlp.lib.miamioh.edu/healthliteracy/items/show/186.