Archive August 2016


[Infographic] Top 5 ‘Germ Havens’ for Back to School

Back-to-school means new backpacks, fresh pencils – and back-to-school germs. However, the ‘germiest’ places at your school might not be the ones that immediately come to mind. Check out this infographic for info on where those germs can be found – and how to keep your students healthy this fall!      

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Preparing Sports Facilities for the Upcoming School Year

As we near the end of summer, many schools are busy preparing for the upcoming academic year. This means wrapping up the final summer cleaning items, waxing the floors and getting lockers ready. With so much to do, custodians often have to pick and choose which tasks are more important than others. One area that…

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Protecting All Student Athletes from Antibiotic Resistant Infections

It’s officially back to school season, and students and parents alike are getting ready to start the year. There are backpacks and pencils to be purchased, open house nights to be attended, and new schedules to be reviewed and memorized.   However, there’s another important item to consider when preparing to head back to the…

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High Contact Sports Equipment Harbors Wide Variety of Bacteria

Football is a high contact sport that often poses the risk of injury. The typical reasons we see players getting taken off of the field are: concussions, broken bones and torn ligaments. As if the injuries weren’t bad enough, they also mean a shortened season for that player. Most of the above listed injuries stem…

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