Clean Hands Help Protect Your Family

Did You Know Dans Wellness Newsletter October 2015When should you wash your hands?

  • Before preparing or eating food
  • After going to the bathroom
  • After changing diapers or cleaning up a child who has gone to the bathroom
  • Before and after caring for someone who is sick
  • After handling uncooked foods, particularly raw meat, poultry or fish
  • After blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing
  • After handling an animal or animal waste
  • After handling garbage
  • Before and after treating a cut or wound
  • After handling items contaminated by flood water or sewage
  • When your hands are visibly dirty

Using alcohol-based sanitizers:

  • Rub product over all surfaces of hands and fingers until hands are dry.

–Source:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention