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FRIDAY HEALTH TIP: Wash your hands often

Friday, November 5, 2021

12:00 am - 12:00 am

Key Times to Wash Hands

 

You can help yourself and your loved ones stay healthy by washing your hands often, especially during these key times when you are likely to get and spread germs:

  • Before, during, and after preparing food
  • Before and after eating food
  • Before and after caring for someone at home who is sick with vomiting or diarrhea
  • Before and after treating a cut or wound
  • After using the toilet
  • After changing diapers or cleaning up a child who has used the toilet
  • After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
  • After touching an animal, animal feed, or animal waste
  • After handling pet food or pet treats
  • After touching garbage

When and How to Wash Your Hands

Source:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wash Your Hands Often