Handwashing 101: WHO Recommended Steps To Effectively Wash Your Hands

Handwashing is most easiest way to protect yourself from diseases and infections.

Washing hands regularly can help stop the spread contagious diseases like Coronavirus and other forms of respiratory and diarrheal infections.

Unwashed hands can contaminate or lead to infections in

  • Eyes, nose, and mouth when we touch it
  • Stomach and intestines and cause diarrhea after preparing or eating food and drinks
  • Any surface or object when we touch it

Key Times to Wash Hands As Per CDC

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

Handwashing 101: Steps to Wash Your Hands


 Step 1: 

wet your hands before applying soap

Step 2:

Rub socal all over your palms, the back of your hands, and in between your fingers

Step 3:

Do this process for at least 20 seconds and before rinsing

Step 4:

Wipe your hands with a clean towel or paper towel and avoid rubbing too vigorously. 


Life is Better with Clean Hands :) 


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