Think you know how to wash your hands?
You may be surprised! Watch this video.
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You think you are washing your hands correctly, but is your
hand washing technique really getting the job done? To
effectively remove flu and cold causing germs, follow all of the
with clean running water and apply soap. Use warm water if
Wet your hands
to make a lather and scrub all surfaces.
Rub hands together
Continue rubbing hands for
. Need a timer? Imagine
singing "Happy Birthday" twice through to a friend!
well under running water.
using a paper towel or air dryer. If possible, use your
paper towel to turn off the faucet.
Dry your hands
When should you wash hands?
What about hand sanitizer?
If no soap and water is available, you can use an
alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
When using sanitizer, apply product to the back
and front of hands and
. rub until dry
Sanitizer will not remove germs from visibly