Ace your Hand Hygiene – Prevent Spreading Germs
Coronavirus , also known as COVID19, is is an infectious disease. The virus is so new that all the researches are being conducted at the moment, while at the same time, people are suffering from it. New discoveries are being made related to it every day; new precautionary measures are being taken, yet COVID19 patients are increasing around the world.
Vaccines and medications are being tested to cure this virus, however, it’s still in the hit and trail phase right now. Needless to say that the world is in a chaotic situation at the moment.
Hand washing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick from this virus. IT is being suggested that everyone should wash their hands every half an hour or sanitize them.
Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy
You can help yourself and your loved ones stay healthy by washing your hands often, especially during these key times when you are likely to get and spread germs:
- Before, during, and after preparing food
- Before eating food
- Before and after caring for someone who might have symptoms of Coronavirus
- After using the toilet
- After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
- After touching an animal, animal feed, or animal waste
- After handling pet food or pet treats
- After touching garbage
- After going outside
- After you receive something from someone else
Follow Five Steps to Wash Your Hands the Right Way
Washing your hands is easy, and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs. Clean hands can stop germs from spreading from one person to another and throughout an entire community—from your home and workplace to childcare facilities and hospitals.
Follow these five steps every time.
- Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.
- Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails.
- Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the “Happy Birthday” song from beginning to end twice.
- Rinse your hands well under clean, running water.
- Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them.