The holidays should be spent with friends, family and loved ones, not sick in a bed from the stomach flu or a cold. Just 20 seconds of washing your hands and you’re already on your way to banishing dangerous germs. Not sure when or how often you should be washing your hands? Keep reading for our National Hand Washing Week tips to learn!
- Before, during and after you eat
- Before and after taking care of any sick persons
- After using the restroom
- After touching, petting or handling animals
- Before and after dressing any wounds, especially when blood is involved
Check out our guide on reaching all the nooks and crannies while hand washing below.
Want to learn more? Visit the CDC’s page for more tips.
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