How to Wash Your Hands

Handwashing is the most important thing we can do for ourselves and for the people in our care. Whatever we come into contact with may contain germs and we can become infected without knowing it, simply by touching our eyes, mouth, or nose before washing. Hand hygiene is an easy, inexpensive, and effective way to prevent the spread of germs and keep everyone healthy. Proper hand washing is especially important to do before eating or after you sneeze, blow your nose, or use the bathroom. In this video, we’ll show you how to wash your hands and give you a few pointers you may not have thought of.