National Handwashing Awareness Week December 2nd-8th 2012

December 4, 2012    |   By: Calevir

Join Henry the Hand in Hand Washing Awareness Week!   Make the four Principles of Hand Awareness a key focus in your Infection Prevention Program to decrease the incidence of infectious disease:

1. Wash your hands when they are dirty and before eating
2. Do not cough into your hands
3. Do not sneeze into your hands
4. Above all do not put your fingers into your eyes, nose or mouth

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