Stopping spread of flu and sickness
Created by: Tanner Hansen, Mya Bruhschwein, Trey Dew, Reece Wagner, Jordan Larson
Research and Background info
Common way germs are spread
- Hands to face, eyes, and nose
- Hands to food
- Animals to people
Life Cycle of a Germ
A germ can live of for 6 hours on a surface but can last for days if it on a human.
How fast can germs spread in a school?
One whole classroom was infected in just one hour.
impacts of flu on communities
56,979 people have died from the flu in the past 10 years.
Hot Spots within the School
3 Major Hot Spots
- Doorknobs- these are using everyday by staff and students as the go from room to room
- Computers- used by students consistently every day for schoolwork/activities
- student ID number pad- Used by almost every student every day for buying lunch and/or breakfast. THIS IS ARGUABLY THE WORST GERM SPREADER
Some Possible Solutions
- Hand sanitizer dispensers on wall before/after lunch line because of student id scanners
- Make sure soap dispensers are full and not empty
- Hand sanitizer dispensers around gym for after using equipment
- have barcode on student id and barcode scanners for lunch line
- Janitorial service disinfect doorknobs
- Have disinfectant wipes on all computer carts