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Washing Hands with Soap and Water

Wash Your Hands!
Posters, fact sheets, and more about washing your hands with soap and water.

How it works:

How to posters:

  • Be A Germ-Buster... Wash Your Hands Poster (How-to Hand Washing)
    This poster showing the six steps to cleaner hands could be hung in restrooms to reinforce proper hand washing technique.
    This poster was adapted with permission from the Washington State Department of Health and is available for download in fourteen languages (English, Somali, Arabic, Bengali, Cambodian, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Nepalese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese).

  • Handwashing with a Nail Brush
    This poster showing the eight steps to washing hands using a nail brush could be hung in restrooms to reinforce proper hand washing technique.

Fact sheet:


  • I’m a Fan of Handwashing Sign
    This restroom sign was created from a fan handed out at the 2003 Minnesota State Fair.

  • Wash Your Hands Posters
    These simple posters remind people to wash their hands.

  • Health in Your Hands Posters
    These Minnesota's Health/Your Health is in your Hands Posters are for food workers.

  • Wash Your Hands (in 24 languages)
    This poster simply says "wash your hands" in twenty-four languages (English, Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Karen, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Nepali, Oromo, Ojibwe, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Thai, and Vietnamese).



Updated Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 01:25PM