Washing hands can keep
Wash your Hands!
Learn when and how you should wash your hands to stay healthy.
Washing hands can keep you healthy and prevent the spread of respiratory and diarrheal infections from one person to the next.
Germs can spread from other people or surfaces when you:
Touch your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
Prepare or eat food and drinks with unwashed hands
Touch a contaminated surface or objects
Blow your nose, cough, or sneeze into hands and then touch other people’s hands or common objects