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GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY - OCTOBER 15

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.

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