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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

 

The Importance of Hand Hygiene