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How do I take care of thermometers?

Wash digital and glass thermometers with lukewarm water and soap. If you have rubbing alcohol available, you may also want to clean the thermometer with it and a soft cloth. Place the thermometer back into its case. Store it in a safe place, away from your child's reach.

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