Keeping hands clean helps to prevent illness at home, at school, and at work. The CDC reminds us that hand washing is a simple thing and it's one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others.
When washing hands with soap and water:
If clean water and soap are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Alcohol-based hand rubs significantly reduce the number of germs on skin and are fast-acting.
When using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer:
By practicing good hand washing and sanitizing, we can help stop the spread of germs.