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THE ART OF
WASHING HANDS
WHEN & HOW TO WASH YOUR HANDS

WHEN SHOULD YOU WASH YOUR HANDS?

  • Before, during and after preparing food
  • Before eating food
  • Before and after treating a cut or wound
  • After using the toilet
  • After blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing
  • After touching an animal, animal feed, or animal waste
  • After handling pet food or pet treats
  • After touching garbage

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU DON'T HAVE SOAP AND CLEAN, RUNNING WATER?

Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to reduce the number of microbes on them in most situations. If soap and water are not available and hands are not visibly soiled, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can quickly reduce the number of microbes on hands in some situations, but sanitizers do not eliminate all types of germs."


Wet your hands

1. WET

Wet your hands with clean, running water

Lather with soap

2. LATHER

Add soap and create a rich lather

Rub hands together

3. WASH

Rub hands together for 20 seconds

Rinse your hands

4. RINSE

Rinse your hands well under running water

Dry your hands

5. DRY

Dry your hands with clean paper towel

Turn off faucet with a towel

6. PROTECT

Use paper towel to turn off faucet


Germs

WASH THESE GUYS AWAY!