Wash your hands
Wash hands often. It is one of the best ways to protect yourself from disease and to stop the spread of germs to others.
Download + post these handwashing signs in the kitchens and bathrooms of your workplace, school, or community building:
- Wash your hands sign -- in English and Spanish. (PDF PNG)
- Keep healthy sign -- in English. (PNG)
- Wash your hands sign with steps -- for most reading levels. (PDF PNG)
Schools and childcare facilities are great places to reinforce handwashing habits. Check out these classroom activities and plans for teachers.
Follow these five steps when washing hands:
- Scrub… long enough to sing the “Happy Birthday” song