When Should You Wash Your Hands

Do You Know When You Should Wash Your Hands?

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Know when you should wash your hands

To do your part in keeping the spread of germs, following these guidelines will help keep everyone healthier. The effectiveness of reducing germs is much greater when you wash your hands during these times. This is according to an article published by the CDC.

  • 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 garbage

The right way to wash your hands

Along with knowing when you should wash your hands, there is also a correct way to do so. These 5 simple steps, when followed will insure your hands will be clean with fewer germs to spread.

  • Wet
  • Lather
  • Scrub
  • Rinse
  • Dry


By using a little common sense and following proper hand washing techniques, you can do your part to help the spread of the germs. Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to get rid of germs in most situations. Choosing the best commercial hand soaps makes it easier. However, when soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based and sanitizer to prevent the spread of germs.

Hand Washing

When should you wash your hands? Believe it or not, there are very specific times when you should wash your hands to prevent the spread of germs. There is more to it than simply washing them when they appear dirty.

This is nothing new, but this is one of the easiest ways to keep yourself, your family, school children and employees healthier. Washing your hands is easy, but many do not give it much thought. So when should you wash your hands?


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