The Importance of Hand Hygiene
Washing your hands thoroughly is the single most important thing you can do to remove bacteria and viruses, which can spread & cause illness to other people.
Washing your hands with soap and water can reduce the risk of diarrhoea, for example, by nearly 50% (NHS).
So, what is the right frequency to wash your hands? NHS guidelines state that we should wash our hands:
- after using the toilet
- after handling raw meat
- before handling or eating food
- after having contact with animals
The below steps show how to was your hands properly
For more information, visit https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/best-way-to-wash-your-hands