Objective To find a way to prevent and control hand- fdot-mouth disease and its effect. Methods The kindergarten children received hand disinfection before washing when they entering the kindergarten in the morning and before their meals in the kindergarten, and the disinfection was conducted in the public areas of kindergarten and hospital once a day. Results The incidence of hand- foot-mouth disease decreased from 10.76% in 2014 to 3.77% in 2016 in Tianyang County' s kindergarten and from 9.87% in 2014 to 4.95% in 2016 in Tiandong County' s kindergarten, respectively. The incidence of hand-foot-mouth disease within 30 days among the number of discharged patients who had been admitted to county- level hospitals due to other diseases decreased from 1.76% in 2014 to 0.97% in 2016 in Tianyang County and from 1.76% in 2014 to 0.97% in 2016 Tiandong County, respectively. The number of hand-foot-mouth disease cases in Baise City dropped 37.69% in 2016 compared with that in 2014. The cases of hand-foot-mouth disease of the whole Guangxi dropped 15.19% in 2016 compared with that in 2014. Conclusion Hand disinfection before washing in kindergarten children when they enter the kindergarten in the morning and before having their meals and the disinfection in the public areas of kindergarten and county level hospitals once a day is an effective way to prevent and control the hand-fbot-mouth disease.
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public area disinfection