Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives

This webpage explains regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. Links are provided to information on when and how to wash hands, the data behind why and how to wash hands, helping children develop handwashing skills, handwashing to prevent food poisoning, health promotion materials to promote handwashing and prevent illness, and publications, data, and statistics on handwashing topics. A link to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations and resources for hand hygiene in healthcare settings is also provided, as well as a link to a 36-second video shows best practices for handwashing. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CLICK HERE