Thursday, August 25, 2011

Keeping Healthy During Back to School with Lysol {Review & Giveaway}

I think every mom knows that when you put a bunch of kids together for an extended period of time every day, germs, cooties and sickness are bound to happen.  I've sort of been dreading this since this is our first-ever school year.  Lysol was kind enough to send me a few great products to help keep the house and classroom germ-free and they want to give you some too!

Lysol® Disinfecting Wipes: Dual Action
I have to say, for the most part I tend to go as natural as possible when it comes to cleaning, but sometimes you just need a quick, easy way to clean up and know that what you are cleaning is actually disinfected.  Lysol® Disinfecting Wipes: Dual Action are awesome for that.  These arrived at my house with perfect timing.  Later that same day there was an incident that involved a crib and a diaper (I'll spare you the details).  Needless to say, the crib needed to be cleaned and I needed to know that it was disinfected.  The canister of wipes is easy to use with a quick flip-top lid.  I loved the wipes, they hold up really well, with one smooth side and one scrubby side you can get some serious cleaning done or just do a quick wipe up.  They come in two scents - Citrus and Crisp Linen.  We got Crisp Linen and I'm pretty sensitive to scents and this one wasn't overwhelming and didn't bother me while I was cleaning. I've been using them around the house to keep things clean, but I think they would be great in the classroom too since they kill 99.9% of viruses and bacteria and kill cold and flu viruses including Pandemic 2009 H1N1 Influenza A.  I wish I would have thought to send these to school with H on the first day - it's day 5 and she's home sick already.

Lysol® Healthy Touch® No-Touch Hand Soap System
Whether anyone is sick in our house or not, just having kids around has made us excessive excellent hand-washers.  Sometimes little hands aren't the best at thoroughly washing though and that combined with a germy soap pump can just equal more germs being spread around.  The Lysol® Healthy Touch® No-Touch Hand Soap System makes hand washing fun, easy and eliminates touching the germy soap pump altogether, as well as blending in with your kitchen or bathroom decor.  I chose to put ours in the kitchen since it was the Stainless Look color, but H has been begging me to let her take it to her bathroom.  I'll just have to pick up another one for in there.  All you do is place your hand under the dispenser and it automatically senses that you are there and dispenses the perfect amount into your hand - love it!  Beside the no-germ factor, having children means going through ridiculous amounts of soap (and toilet paper - can they invent an automatic TP dispenser next please?) but the Lysol® Healthy Touch® No-Touch Hand Soap System cuts down on waste, too.  Each system is equipped with anti-bacterial soap and is ready to go with batteries installed when you open the package.  The moisturizing anti-bacterial soap refills come in four great scents and are easy to pop right in the system when it's time for more soap.

Lysol has made it really easy to keep your house and classrooms clean and germ-free this school season.  I think the combination of Lysol® Disinfecting Wipes: Dual Action and Lysol® Healthy Touch® No-Touch Hand Soap System make such great staples to have around for quick, easy, effective cleaning and disinfecting.  I will definitely be buying more of both when we run out!

Lysol would like to help you have a happy and healthy house this school year, too.  Enter to win your own Lysol® Disinfecting Wipes: Dual Action and Lysol® Healthy Touch® No-Touch Hand Soap System!





Disclosure: As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I received product through MomSelect in order to facilitate this review.

90 comments:

  1. We wash our hands frequently, get flu shots and use sanitizer frequently.

    mamaswears at gmail dot com

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  2. staci wells meffordAugust 26, 2011 at 4:44 PM

    thanks for the giveaway opportunity..we santize,wash,sanitize..repeat!! is crazy see so many sick,obviously sick kids being sent to school

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  3. Daily vitamins, frequent handwashing with antibacterial soaps, sanitizing surfaces daily, hands off face as much as possible, lots of hydration, healthy diet, exercise. Stay away from anyone sick as much as possible.

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  4. I try to avoid hand sanitizer 24/7 because I feel that they break down the immune system but I'm a big fan of hand washing!

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  5. We wash hands and make sure to take our vitamins to try to stay healthy during school.
    jenswps@yahoo.com

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  6. Hand sanitizer is a must!
    jenna at loveofbabyonline dot com

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  7. I love hand sanitizer!
    leannemacg at gmail.com

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  8. We wash our hands and don't share food we are eating. Cheryl cjabdelnour@hotmail.com

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  9. I send the boys to school with sanitizer in their backpacks to use every day.I tell them to always wash their hands
    hollow_sins(at)yahoo dot com

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  10. Hand washing! I used to have lessons on handwashing for my pre-K and Kindergarteners.
    bethelderton59 at gmail dot com

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  11. I make sure my kids eat well and keep a close eye out for any sign of infection. They are pretty healthy so it's not too hard.

    acvanslyke@gmail.com

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  12. I stay healthy by teaching the kids correct hand washing methods & to sneeze into elbows & avoid touching their hands to their faces. If they don't get sick then I won't get sick.
    aliyaha6(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  13. We use lots and lots of hand sanitizer! I mean it - we literally have it in every room, and each kid has it in his back pack!
    jwitt33 at live dot com

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  14. I take wipes along with me in my purse.
    Also the kid's carry them, and I encourage them to use them all the time after touhing anything. Germs are transfered via air and germs on hands and you can never be to "Safe". Washing hands consistantly is the Best !

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  15. We keep wipes in the car as well as sanitizer. and many hand washings.

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  16. During the school year, I wash my hands often and keep purel handy.

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  17. Never underestimate the importance of handwashing - thoroughly & often!
    rmelton[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  18. We take vitamins daily. We use Lysol wipes
    in the house all the time, and wash our hands
    often. We have purel in backpacks.
    Thanks Cathy Truman
    kbtruman(at)att(dot)net

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  19. I keep some germ-x wipes in a pocket at all times and I wash my hands a lot.
    sstrode at scrtc dot com

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  20. Lots of hand washing :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  21. My kids carry hand sanitizer in their backpacks and use it every time before they eat.

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  22. Buy extra liquid soap pumps! tracietrump@yahoo.com

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  23. I use antibacterial tissues, lots of hand sanitizer for the whole family, Lysol spray for door,frig and toilet handles. Lysol wipes for everything else. I would love to add Lysol No Touch to my home as well. I take medicine to lower my immune system for RA and every time the kids get a sniffle I end up with pneumonia. I just spent 2 trips to the hospital and 2 trips to my Dr's Office and am still recouping six weeks later. Thanks for Sharing this healthy giveaway :)

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  24. Washing my hands frequently, using hand sanitizer, eating breakfast (healthy!)and exercising freqently!

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  25. We avoid places with crowds and use hand sanitizer if needed. I try to let my kids be outside as much as possible, I think fresh air helps keep you healthy as well.

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  26. Frequent hand washing, and we try make sure we are all getting enough vitamin C.

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  27. We home school, so school germs are not an issue, but we do run an adult foster home in our home so germs ARE always an issue. We use TONS of hand sanitizer!!!

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  28. We stay healthy by lots of hand washing and using disinfecting wipes frequently!

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  29. We take vitamins every day!

    Happysoul12 at att dot net

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  30. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    GET 8 HOURS OF SLEEP EVERY NIGHT

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  31. Flu shots, and good hygiene like proper hand washing when appropriate

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  32. Lots of hand washing and flu shots every year.
    lambeaugal(at)charter(dot)net.

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  33. i carry hand sanitizer with me EVERYWHERE!

    vanitizebaby at yahoo dot com

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  34. lots of healthy food, and hand sanitizer!!

    trinthegirl@yahoo.ca

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  35. i make sure to take my vitamins
    kylecade at gmail dot com

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  36. We wash our hands often.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

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  37. We wash our hands frequently.
    austma7@aol.com

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  38. sanitize, sanitize,sanitize! jenprincess88 at aol dot com

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  39. Use antibacterial soap, keep hand sanitizer in the car and in my purse. I use antibacterial wipes on buggy handles.

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  40. use antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, antibacterial wipes

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  41. After I get my daughter on the school bus I walk a mile on the treadmill and a mile on the gazelle.
    dolniaks[at]consolidated[dot]net

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  42. I like you on Facebook and I sanitize EVERYTHING! Thanks for the great giveaway!
    Renee Walters
    bored2quickly@hotmail.com

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  43. we wash our hands regularly, always before we eat. and we carry tissues to offer them to sick friends... from a distance away. ;)

    ferriza2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  44. We wash our hands more often and try to eat mor veggies and fruit.
    mintstatesportswear(at)juno(dot)com

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  45. We do frequent hand washing at our house to eliminate germs and keep everyone healthy. This Lysol soap dispenser would be a great idea.

    astormer@comcast.net

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  46. During the school year, I send wipes & soaps into the classrooms for use by all! My kids make sure to eat healthy & gets lots of sleep to stay healthy!

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  47. We wash our hands ALL. THE. TIME. And we take vitamins and probiotics.

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  48. Always wash our hands before eating and when we come in from outside

    caryn9802 at yahoo dot com

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  49. We wash our hands ALOT

    Allison Downes

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  50. Wash my hands and eat extra fruits and vegetables to try to stay healthy.

    gefr71@breakthru.com

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  51. I take vitamin C tablets daily and extra when I feel a cold coming on.cardshark42(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  52. I wash my hands - a lot!
    adrianecoros(at)gmail(dot)com

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  53. We tax a dose of Vitamin C and Zinc daily , wash our hands frequently and cary antibacterial wipes where ever we go.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  54. I wash my hands a lot, use hand sanitizer a lot, use the wipes on grocery store carts, and don't touch handles in public places, use paper towel, shirt, etc
    robinlscott4 at hotmail dot com

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  55. Wash, Wash, Wash, our hands and use sanitizer all the time. We also cough and sneeze into the inner side of our elbow bend.

    amybrown16 (at) insightbb (dot) com

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  56. We use the cart wipes to keep other peoples germs away at the grocery store.
    jenswps at yahoo . com

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  57. Washing hands a lot, getting flu shots, and taking a daily vitamin.

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  58. Flu shots and lots of hand washing. Try to wipe down public things that we touch, but I guess I haven't done good enough because now all three of us have strep :(

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  59. eat right and exercise
    stanleybilly(at)bellsouth(dot)net

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  60. Lots of hand washing, vitamins and good food

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  61. I encourage lots of hand washing and hand sanitizer, thanks

    Hotsnotty2@hotmail.com

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  62. lots of vitamin c and handwashing.

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  63. Hand sanitizer!
    cluelessme8{at}hotmail{dot}com

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  64. We make sure we wash our hands before we eat and I also clean the house often.

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  65. We wash our hands alot during the school year
    erma2164@sbcglobal.net

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  66. Make sure to take your vitamins, especially Vitamin C.


    3oink63moo484@gmail.com

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  67. A good hand washing routine

    Brn2lisn at gmail dot com

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  68. Lots of hand washing and sanitizer
    Sabrina.Vaccaro@hotmail dot com

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  69. We take vitamins and wash our hands a lot.

    tdlsfm(at)gmail(dot)com

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  70. we wash hands often and use a hand sanitizer.
    poniabaum at gmail dot com

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  71. wash hands and hand sanitizer
    ardelong2(at)gmail(dot)com

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  72. I make sure a care package goes to the dorm that includes wipes, sanitizer, spray cleaner --- if the supplies are there for them, I trust that someone in the suite will actually use them. I do not trust that they would make a shopping trip to get any of the above.

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  73. I take a 3 mile walk every day
    hrddiana556@gmail.com

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  74. I make sure that my kids wash wash wash hands...

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  75. Wash hands, wash hands, wash hands! And exercise. And try to eat enough fruits and veggies.
    ruthaw_1974@yahoo.com

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  76. We take Ecenecea to build our immunity birdson@roadrunner.com

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  77. I get regular checkups


    clarkmurdock@yahoo.com

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  78. Lots of hand washing and we keep sanitizing wipes handy.

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  79. After I take the kids to school I come home and walk the dogs

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  80. we do a lot of handwashing and vitamins

    pokergrl8 at gmail.com

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  81. I have the kids wash their hands as soon as they get home from school and ask them to wash them b4 and after lunch when they are at school.

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  82. I make sure my son washes his hands a lot and stays away from the kids that are sick.

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  83. Thanks for the giveaway...we try to stay healthy during the school year by obsessively washing our hands, eating nutritious food, keeping the indoor air humidified properly, and making sure everyone gets enough sleep !

    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  84. I wash my hands a lot. I don't make the grandkids do it, but I also found sinus rinses are helpful in prevention.
    iridia718 at gmail dot com

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