How can we prevent colds in children?

The holiday season is known for its low temperatures; it is super important to prevent colds in children so that they are healthy and can enjoy this time.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, we can prevent colds with measures to start at home; they go from frequent hand washing to avoiding touching the eyes or nose with the hands.

We share some tips to prevent colds; these will protect them, even if they are not at home.

Measures to prevent colds in children:

• Wash your hands every time you arrive at a new place.

• Do not touch eyes, nose and mouth when you are outdoors.

• When you cough or sneeze, cover your mouth or nose with the inside of your elbow.

• Don’t hug your friends when they are sick.

• Don’t drink from the same bottle as your friends.

• Stay away from people with colds

Since the beginning of winter, 82 positive cases of influenza have been registered in Mexico. In addition, with the emergence of a new variant of Covid-19, it is necessary not to lower our guard and continue taking care of ourselves, and especially of the little ones so that they can enjoy the Christmas holidays in good health.

Translated by: Ligia M. Oliver Manrique de Lara

Spanish version: Here

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