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National Hand Washing Awareness Week
December 1 @ 12:00 pm - December 7 @ 12:00 pm
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.Personal hygiene begins and ends with our hands. And though we’re taught as youngsters to wash our hands before dinner, it’s important to remember that germs don’t care what time of day it is. Clean hands prevent sickness. Experts recommend washing your hands with soap and clean water for at least 20 seconds. Be sure to get a good lather going and clean the back of the hands, between the fingers and under the nails. Dry them using a clean towel. There is a lot of science behind these recommendations, so be sure to follow them each time you wash your hands. Hosted by: Center for Health & WellnessAdditional Information can be found at: https://emconnect.emerson.edu/event/5165975