Clean Hands Save Lives!!
GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY
OCTOBER 15, 2019
- This day is celebrated to increase awareness of the benefits of handwashing properly with soap. It is easy and effective.
- Did you know that handwashing is the single most important practice to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others?
- Many diseases are spread as a result of not washing hands with soap and clean running water.
There are 5 simple steps to proper handwashing:
Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse and Dry
Why not focus more on improving your handwashing habits today? It could prevent you and others from getting unnecessarily sick.
Visit www.cdc.gov/handwashing/index.html for additional information in English and Spanish along with a video clip demonstrating proper handwashing.
Now go get washing.