With the summer holidays on its way, it is time for you and your family to have some fun under the sun. Going on a vacation means it’s even more crucial for you to look after the health of yourself and your loved ones. So keep in mind the below mentioned guide to stay healthy this season and to make sure that illnesses don’t spoil your family’s summer vacation.
How to keep your family healthy this summer:
- Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated
Staying hydrated is important for your family’s health during summer months. However, make sure that the water is clean and purified. Give your little ones their own bottle of water to carry wherever they go, as this will prevent them from drinking any unhygienic water when they are outside.
- Be careful about what you eat
During summers we witness a rise in cases of food poisoning and foodborne illnesses. It’s vital for you to take necessary measures to ensure that food poisoning doesn’t mess with your summer vacations. If you are indulging in outside food while on your holiday, take along a bottle of Dettol Instant Hand Sanitiser to ensure that your hands are hygienically clean before eating. Try to keep your meals light and remember to wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water before you prepare or eat food to keep food poisoning at bay. This practice will surely help in preventing the passage of any nasty germs from your hands to your mouth.
- Wear clean, loose fitting and long clothing
Loose and long sleeved clothing is the best option of clothing during summer vacations. Long sleeved clothes afford you with more protection from the harmful UV rays of the sun that can harm your child’s delicate skin. Loose clothing created out of natural fibres offers your skin a bit more breathing room, helping your body in cooling down more easily. Remember the fact that bacteria can build up even on your clothes, so make sure you change and wash them frequently by adding Dettol Disinfectant Multi-Use Hygiene Liquid or Dettol Antiseptic Liquid.
- Hand washing
Our hands are the greatest bearer of germs and investing more time outside amid summer vacation means our families interact with much more possibly harmful germs. Hand washing is vital to keep you and your family healthy over summer holidays since it altogether diminishes the odds of numerous ailments. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, particularly before eating and following your visit to the toilet to keep ailments under control this summer. Keep a hand sanitiser with you for quick protection on the go and remind your kids exactly how essential hand cleanliness is.
- Shower Regularly
Keep up great personal hygiene during summer vacation by having a bath or shower each day. It could be a smart thought to shower twice on particularly hot days or in the event that you are playing sports. Utilize soap, like Dettol Gold, and warm water to wash away dirt as well as sickness causing germs that get accumulated during the day. On the off chance that your kids have been playing barefoot outside, ensure their feet are washed appropriately and that any cuts are cleaned utilizing an antiseptic liquid. (Utilize one part Dettol Antiseptic Liquidto 20 parts of water.)
So there it is, staying healthy during summers doesn't have to be overwhelming. A couple of additional precautionary measures and keeping up a decent personal hygiene will ensure you and your family a happy and healthy summer vacation.