Why Hand Hygiene is Important
and When to Wash Your Hands
Washing your hands is the best way to stop germs from spreading. Learn more about why you should wash your hands, diseases you don't want, antibiotic resistance, how germs are spread, where germs hide, and when to wash your hands.
- Diseases and Handwashing
Information on a large number of diseases and conditions, most that could be prevented by proper hand hygiene.
- Hand Hygiene and Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotic resistance is a growing concern. Handwashing prevents the spread of germs.
- 5 Common Ways Germs are Spread
This fun poster teaches about cross contamination.
- Germs are Tough
This poster teaches about germs.
- Where do Germs Hide?
A flyer explaining that the bulk of germs are hiding where you least suspect.
- Hands and Bacteria Poster
Poster showing number of bacteria on hands.
- Hands and Faucet Poster
Poster showing that even faucets are dirty.
When to wash:
- When Should I Wash My Hands Poster
Fun poster showing important times to wash hands.
- When to Wash Flyer
A flyer with a list of some important times to wash your hands.