Recommends the use of the 4 principles of intensive control of hand, foot and mouth disease – Thaihealth.or.th

Source: Department of Health

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Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health emphasizes that child centers and schools take care of children by keeping them clean, hygienic, observing symptoms and being careful of high fever in children according to the 4 rules to reduce the risk of children contracting hand, foot and mouth disease.

Dr. Suwanchai Yingcharoenchai, Director-General of the Department of Health said that during this period many areas have continued rain The weather was cooler and somewhat humid. Conducive to the growth of various germs, especially hand, foot and mouth disease, as well as during the semester, children have to live together in large numbers, so childcare centers and schools It is a risk of disease. Therefore, it is necessary to strictly control the screening of children before school every day. and should take care of the children as wellThe 4 principles of the school are 1) the school to maintain cleanliness. Location: home, school, child care center Emphasis is placed on cleaning the places, bathrooms, toilets, utensils, toys, utensils shared by children. Using a cleaner that contains chlorine or household cleaners. If it is a child’s item that has been put into the mouth, wash it with soap and rinse with clean water, then put it in the sun. or wipe dry If more children get sick, close classrooms or schools. and manage cleaning to prevent the spread

2) Health care school Wash your hands before and after eating, after defecation, with soap and water, and children’s utensils should be provided separately. not to be shared The caregivers must clean their hands before picking up food for the child to eat. and food must not have swarming flies Drinking water must be clean. Diapers or clothing contaminated with feces must be washed quickly. and dump the water into the toilet Do not dispose of it into the sewer.

3) School knows Notice a fever with red spots or rashes on the hands, feet, mouth. There may be sore mouth, drooling. This blister becomes a clear blister around the inflamed area and then ruptures into a superficial lesion. Symptoms subside and heal within 7-10 days. 4) The school is careful High fever, breathlessness, lethargy, muscle weakness If a child has such symptoms Please take him to see a doctor immediately.

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