It’s National Handwashing Awareness Month. Handwashing can become a lifelong healthy habit if you start teaching it at an early age. Give kids frequent reminders of how and when to wash hands.
Tips for good handwashing
- Use warm water and plenty of soap. Work up a good lather.
- Clean the whole hand, including under your nails, between your fingers, and up the wrists.
- Wash for at least 15 to 20 seconds. Don’t just wipe. …
- Rinse, letting the water run down your fingers, not up your wrists.
- Dry your hands well.