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Posted on Thursday October 18th, 2018

October 15th was National Hand Washing Day, so we have a few words from our Director of Wellness to emphasize just how important clean hands are. 

Washing your hands with soap and water is simple and easy. More importantly, it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs. Clean hands can stop germs from spreading from one person to another and throughout an entire community.

Follow the five steps below to wash your hands the right way every time.

Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to get rid of germs. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. You can tell if the sanitizer contains at least 60% alcohol by looking at the product label. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can quickly reduce the number of germs on hands in some situations, but sanitizers do not get rid of all types of germs.

 

Andrea Sliger

Director of Wellness

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