- Every Friday, team monitor the development of larva in the stagnant water (dirty/clean)
- The senior members of the nodal team create awareness about prevention & dissemination of vector borne diseases within the school through assembly presentations.
- Our efforts have so far ensured minimizing the cases of dengue and chikungunya in the school & we hope to continue ensuring good health for those under our aegis.
- Reminding the students to cover their mouth and nose with a tissue when they cough or sneeze.
- Reminding the students to wash their hands often with soap and water, especially after coughing or sneezing. Sanitizers are also effective.
- Housekeeping is adviced to frequently clean commonly-used surfaces such as doorknobs, computer keyboards, counter-tops, faucet handles, and bathroom areas etc.
Advisory for Parents
Dengue & Chikungunya
- Kindly ensure your ward comes in full sleeves shirt and a full length trousers or stockings with uniform socks over that.
- Take care of the nutrition of your ward. A better immunity thwarts all diseases.
- Apply Mosquito/insect repellent gel, cream, spray on the areas prone to mosquito bites before sending children to school. You can use mosquito bands also.
Swine flu is very contagious. The disease is spread through saliva and mucus particles via:
3. touching a germ-covered surface and then touching the eyes or nose.
- Stay home if you are sick-If you do have Swine Flu (H1N1 flu), you can give it to others starting about 24 hours before you develop symptoms and upto 7 days into the ailment.
- Boost your immune system -Keeping your body strong, nourished and ready to fight infection is important for flu prevention. Consume whole grains, colourful vegetables and fruit.
- Keep away from sick people -the virus spreads when particles disperse into the air through a cough or sneeze. Therefore best to avoid proximity to those sick. Also , use a handkerchief or a tissue while sneezing.
- Know when to get help -Consult your doctor if you have a cough and fever and follow their instructions, including taking medicine as prescribed.
- Avoid crowded areas -Try to avoid unnecessary trips out. Moreover, avoid touching the eyes, nose or mouth. Germs spread fast.
- Reduce exposure within your household. If a member of your household has the flu, designate one household member to be responsible for the ill person’s personal care.
- Use eucalyptus oil – A few drops of eucalyptus oil dabbed on a handkerchief and inhaled is recommended. Also a few drop on the pillow at night for the same purpose.