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Infection Control Resources for the Classroom

A variety of infection control resources, including; hand hygiene activities and videos.

Hand Hygiene – Be a Germ Stopper Teacher Resource Manual (Peel 2007)

Contact your School’s Public Health Nurse to obtain a copy.

Teacher Resource Manual with lesson plans and activities for each grade that emphasize why it is important to stop the spread of germs. Lessons on what germs are, how they spread, how we can stop the spread.

Why Don’t We Do It in Our Sleeves? Video (Coughsafe Videos 2012)

This video uses humour to demonstrate proper respiratory etiquette when coughing or sneezing.

Hand Hygiene – The Dirt on Germs Video

This 4 minute video from Eastern Ontario Health Unit is part of a series of fun, educational videos about the importance of hand hygiene. It was created for use in elementary and high schools.

Hand Hygiene – Lather Rinse Defeat Germs Activity (Toronto Public Health 2014)

Contact your School’s Public Health Nurse to obtain a set of cards.

This activity is a great way to reinforce how germs are spread, and the importance of hand hygiene in preventing the spread of germs.

Hand Hygiene – Lather Rinse Defeat Germs Handwashing Technique (Toronto Public Health 2016)

Contact your school’s Public Health Nurse to obtain the black UV light and hand lotion for this demonstration.

An interactive activity for teaching hand hygiene technique using a UV light and lotion which reveals “germs” when held under the light.