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Missouri Delta Medical Center's Joy Cauthorn, a registered nurse who is certified in infectious disease control, helps a student wash his hands.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Youngsters learn importance of proper handwashing


SIKESTON -- With flu season lurking around the corner, health and school officials are reinforcing good hand-washing techniques.

On Monday, about 200 students ages 3 to 5 years old from Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corp.'s Head Start in Sikeston learned how to improve their hand-washing skills with help from Missouri Delta Medical Center staff.

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