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You can make a critical difference in preventing the spread of infectious diseases at school and preventing student and teacher absenteeism.

The Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP program is ready made to:
Engage your students.
Help you develop a written action plan.
Get the entire school community involved.
Help you overcome the most common in-school
hand cleaning barriers.
  a Certificate of Recognition and even the national award!

Using the Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP materials, integrate standards-based hand cleaning activities into your curriculum.
Have students create a clean hands awareness project, activity or campaign.
Submit your project ideas for recognition.

Don?t forget to share your clean hands story on the Clean Hands Honor Roll. If you have questions, send them to SNAP@cleaninginstitute.org

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Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP! (School Network for Absenteeism Prevention). Established 2003. The information contained in this website was compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Cleaning Institute®. This information is not copyrighted. It is for educational purposes only.

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