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Winter time and holiday season brings families together but it also brings lots of germs, runny noses, common cold and other bugs. So when the sickies invade your home, the pediatric brands of Pfizer Consumer Healthcare are there with three solutions – Children’s Advil®, Children’s Robitussin® and Children’s Dimetapp® – to tackle the ickiest of symptoms.
With all the touching, hand shaking, and hugging it’s almost inevitable to avoid germs, however there are things you can do to keep germs away at home, work and school.
Tip #1. Use disposable plates, cups and utensils: If you or a loved one is sick, have them use disposable kitchen ware to eat. Having to wash what they used leaves room for germs to spread…and fast.
Tip #2. Wash Your Hands Often. Washing your hands lowers the amount of flu virus that can spread when you shake someone’s hands or touch surfaces and objects such as desks and doorknobs. It is especially important to wash your hands before and after touching your eyes, nose, or mouth. If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
Tip #3. Boost your immune system: Have your kids get enough sleep, take the appropriate vitamins, and exercise when they can. Getting an adequately elevated heart rate and sufficient rest are key ways to avoid germs before they pop up to affect your body. Put kids to bed at a reasonable time as sleep allows the body to recharge itself. Research has shown that children who upped their vitamin D intake had half as many colds as those who remained severely deficient.
- Children’s Advil® Suspension* is a great solution for kids as young as 2 and up to 11. It can reduce a child’s fever fast and comes in several great-tasting flavors, including: Sugar-free Dye-free Berry, Bubble Gum, Grape, Blue Raspberry, Fruit and Dye-Free White Grape flavors. There’s also Infants’ Advil® White Grape, which provides unsurpassed fever relief (among OTC pain relievers) with a syringe for easy dosing for children 6-23 months.
- Children’s Dimetapp® Cold & Cough is for ages 6+ and tackles a child’s most bothersome stuffy and runny noses, all while working to relieve cough.
- Formulated just for kids, Children’s Robitussin® DM Day/Night Pack (Children’s Robitussin® Cough & Chest Congestion for ages 4+ and Children’s Robitussin® Nighttime Cough for ages 6+)** non-drowsy daytime formula helps break up chest congestion, while the long-acting nighttime formula relieves coughs and runny noses to help kids get the rest they need.
**Please note, while the daytime product is for ages 4+, the nighttime product is only for ages 6+
**It is important to remember to always read and keep the cartons for complete warnings and dosing information on Pfizer Pediatric products and to use as directed.
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17 thoughts on “3 Ways To Keep Germs Away At Home, Work and School”
Chicken noodle soup seems to work.
We get plenty of rest, drink a lot of liquids, eat hot soup, and wash our hands all the time.
Vitamin C and warm lemon honey water.
We wash our hands a ton that seems to help.
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Homemade chicken soup and rest.
Rest and keeping hydrated helps a lot.
I do not have any cold remedies for the kids as colds are viral and just have to heal on their own unfortunately.
I try to keep them healthy so they dont get sick.eating healthy and handwashing.
Vaporizer/humidifier, vicks and lots of vitamin c
Honey is really good at controlling coughs. It helps sooth their throat.
Put Baby Vicks on the soles of their feet and put warm socks on.
We wash our hands a lot and drink orange juice.
I don’t have any special cold remedies for kids other than the obvious basics.
Chicken noodle soup with butter bread. Lots of love and rest.
Chicken noodle soup and lipton tea always helps.