A Management Teams of schools A Teacher Teams Since the school is, among others, an institution that promotes health and

health status related to the cases of i nfluenza A-H1N1 is appropriate to have the cooperation of the management teams a nd educational establishments of all levels and types of education systems for t he purposes that they are formed in multipliers in their educational communities . For the above stated that on Friday June 5th of this year is intended a lesson on each shift operation of schools to deal with the issue that brings us togeth er for the purposes of informing, promoting and prevent a process collective com mitment to healthy practices. To this end the Directorate General of Culture and Education provides this document in order that it be used as a trigger for join t analysis and reflection prior to action among executives to disseminate the ed ucational community. What is swine flu, or influenza A-H1N1? The swine flu is a disease that affects the respiratory tract and is caused by influenza virus type A1. The mortality rate from this virus is low. In people, the symptoms are simi lar to those of flu and seasonal influenza: fever, lethargy, loss of appetite an d cough. Some report runny nose, sore throat, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Com plications are more common than the common flu but are more dangerous in immunoc ompromised patients. It is important to know the characteristics of this disease because it is highly contagious and spreads rapidly. How can we educate to prev ent the spread? We must prevent not to get it and also prevent non propagate Lik e all flu, is spread from person to person when infected people cough or sneeze. Therefore suggest the following care: 1 - Cover your mouth and nose with a tiss ue when coughing and sneezing. Throw the tissue away after use. If there are no tissue, should cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing with a forea rm or elbow hole. Because if the hands are used, they spread the virus in all pe ople and elements that touch. 2 - Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth. This i s how germs spread. 1 TYPE A: They originated in birds, then from there to pig and from them to humans . Their genetic variability is very large. 3 - Wash hands often with soap and water, especially after coughing and sneezing . Hand sanitizers are alcohol-based effective. 4 - Try to avoid close contact wi th sick people. 5 - He who is sick should not attend work, school or meeting pla ces of people, should be insulated to limit contact to avoid getting individuals who have not had the disease. 6 - Do not share food, cups, silverware, toothbru sh, etc. 7 - Ventilate and allow the entry of sun in homes, offices, schools clo sed and any place where people gather. 8 - Keep the decks clean kitchens, bathro oms, kitchen utensils, toys, telephones or common objects. Since this virus is i nactivated with 70% alcohol or chlorine, we recommend cleaning with a dilution o f commercial bleach and water. Example: for 10 liters of water, a cup of bleach. In areas where you could not use chlorine using 70% ethyl alcohol for disinfect ion. 9 - warmly and avoid sudden temperature changes. 10-In if you have a pictur e of sudden high fever, coughing, headache, muscle, joint, throat or not accompa nied by vomiting and / or diarrhea, seek immediate medical or health center. It is recalled that these prevention measures must be sustained as everyday practic es, collective construction of health care, since they serve as prevention of th is and other infectious diseases. From this we emphasize that these are preventi ve practices of social responsibility applies to all areas of life in relation ( homes, clubs, schools, factories, cyber, workshops, courts, churches, shops, etc ) for reading of principals and teachers face the existence of a suspected case of influenza A-H1N1: a. The authorities of the institution should be reported im mediately to the corresponding health region and at the same time give notice to the inspectors of the education service. b. Under no circumstances will suspend classes unless there are explicit indication of the national health authorities , provincial or municipal authorities. c. Communication is clear, precise and ca utious, to the families of the school, subject to the child's identity,€presume d to be affected. d. Disinfect the school building during the weekend without wa iting for confirmation of the case. Bibliography of reference:

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