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Hand Hygiene: Wash Your Hands!
Hand hygiene is a term used to cover both hand washing using soap and water, and cleaning hands with waterless or alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
Preventing Illness Associated with Animal Contact
How to stay healthy around household pets, petting zoos and fairs.
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