About Amy Garcia

Amy Garcia is the executive director of the National Association of School Nurses. A registered nurse, she has been practicing for more than three decades and has proudly served as school nurse in the Wichita, Kan., public school system.

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Articles by Amy

A Key Tool in Flu Prevention:  Your Child’s Elbow

A Key Tool in Flu Prevention: Your Child’s Elbow

You can help stop cold and flu season in its tracks by helping your child learn to take a hands-free approach to hygiene. In other words, teach your little one to cough and sneeze into the crook of the elbow instead of into the hand. Here’s why: If your child blocks a sneeze with his hands, the germs then spread to anything he touches – desks, chairs and pencils – and they can remain...