Hand Washing Techniques

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Hand Washing Techniques

This year, more than ever, it’s important to practice safe hand washing techniques. Due to the national pandemic of COVID-19, we must limit the spread of germs.

In honor of National Handwashing Awareness week, we bring you five ‘super clean facts’ about hand hygiene (National Today):

  1. Handwashing equals happiness
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, handwashing can prevent 1 in 3 diarrhea-related illnesses and 1 in 5 infections, including the flu.
  2. Beware the twin killers for kids
    About 1.4 million children under age 5 die from diarrheal diseases and pneumonia — the two most deadly afflictions for children worldwide.
  3. The dirty secret of public restrooms
    The CDC also reports that only 31 percent of men and 65 percent of women washed their hands after using a public restroom.
  4. Handwash your way to health
    Using antibiotics creates antibiotic resistance. Hand washing prevents many sicknesses, so people need less antibiotics. Therefore, less antibiotic resistance.
  5. Sneezes are mini hurricanes
    A typical human sneeze exits the body at about 200 miles per hour and emits around 40,000 droplets into the air.

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