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Healthy Habits in the Classroom

As students across the country head back to school, a fun and educational program reinforces the importance of healthy habits at school and home.

Healthy Habits Program

The best weapon against germs is knowledge. Recognizing the importance of educating students about health and hygiene both in the classroom and at home, the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), National Education Association (NEA), and Lysol® have partnered together to create the Healthy Habits program. In addition to this coalition, Lysol is collaborating with Box Tops for Education to promote healthy habits and support schools across the U.S.

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Healthy Habits Week

A cornerstone of the Healthy Habits program is Healthy Habits Week, which is a nationwide educational effort that takes place every year during the third week of September to teach healthy habits to kids. The Healthy Habits coalition works to arm teachers and parents with resources to help support student health and well-being through fun activities and simple lessons. The Healthy Habits program is supported by a robust free program toolkit created in collaboration with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that contains resources for parents and teachers such as activity guides and 30 lesson plans to engage students on healthy habits in interesting ways.


Here for Healthy Schools

In addition to the Healthy Habits Program, Lysol launched the HERE for Healthy Schools initiative in 2019 with the mission to help curb the spread of preventable illnesses and to help kids miss less school so they are able to learn, grow, and thrive.

Find additional information about the program, please visit Lysol.com/HERE.

Lysol Here for Healthy Schools