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Stop germs! stay healthy! wash your hands

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      Keeping hands clean is one of the most important things we can do to stop the spread of germs and stay healthy.


      • Before, during, and after preparing food

      • Before eating food

      • Before and after caring for someone who is sick

      • 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


      • Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.

      • Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Be sure to lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails.

      • Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the “Happy Birthday” song from beginning to end twice.

      • Rinse your hands well under clean, running water.

      • Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them.


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