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When to wash your hands

When to wash your hands
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As ways to prevent getting the COVID-19 Health care experts say the best way to avoid it is by washing your hands frequently for 20 seconds. But when should we do it?  Health experts say you should wash your hands when:

  • Before and after food prep

  • Before eating

  • After using the bathroom

  • After touching garbage or diapers

  • After handling pet foo

  • After doing the groceries

  • After touching your car handles

  •  After receiving packages at home

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects,

  • Doors

  • Door knobs

  • Handles kitchen, bathroom cupboards, patio door handle etc...

  • Light switches

Here’s yet another reason to wash your hands: Money. You grab it all the time with your germy hands. So do other people. Just one bill is filled with 3,000 types of bacteria. So make sure to wash up after you handle cash.

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