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Handwashing is one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of disease. It is important to use soap and water and wash your hands for at least 30 seconds or the time it takes to sing the ABC’s.

Hands should be washed:

  • Before, during, and after preparing food
  • Before eating food
  • Before and after caring for someone who is sick
  • Before and after treating a cut or wound
  • After using the bathroom, changing diapers, or helping someone in the restroom
  • After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
  • After touching an animal, animal food or treats, animal cages, or animal waste
  • After touching garbage
  • If your hands are visibly dirty or greasy

What You Need To Know About Handwashing

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Simon tells you, “I never knew how important handwashing was until I watched this video. It’s gross to see how many germs stay on our skin.”

Watch this video for more information about how and why hands should be washed. The entire video must be watched before being able to move on.

Think Spot: Handwashing

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