Kids — they bring life, energy, adventure, and joy to your life; but one thing they shouldn’t bring is germs.
Protecting your kids’ toys can be a simple, effective way to keep germs at bay and keep kids safe from viral infections, bacteria, and contagious bugs.
When not properly cleaned, children’s toys can serve as a host for a wide variety of infectious diseases.
Kids and the Risks of Infected Toys
Kids tend to have weaker immune systems than healthy adults, which can make it especially easy for them to pass contagious germs amongst themselves. They cough and sneeze directly on toys, and put their hands in their mouths. These are all quick ways for germs to travel, making it critical to minimize the germ risk as much as you can.
Children can pass many infections back and forth to each other, but here are the top 10 disease offenders for children.
- Common Cold (Rhinovirus)
- Flu (Influenza)
- Strep Throat
- Gastrointestinal (Rotavirus)
- Pink Eye
- RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection)
- Chicken Pox
- Head Lice
- Ear Infections
Toys can be an especially good harboring ground for these types… Continue Reading
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