More About Handwashing

  • I cannot stress enough, the importance of effective handwashing. Handwashing is known to be the SINGLE MOST EFFECTIVE METHOD OF PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF INFECTION.

    Effective handwashing means incorporating the basic steps which include soap, water, friction, time, rinsing and drying.

    We should always wash hands before preparing food, before eating, after using the toilet, after handling any body fluids, handling animals (especially birds and reptiles), after being outdoors and when hands are visibly dirty.

    Please read the attached article regarding the "Five Fingers of Effective Handwashing"