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Washing your hands effectively?

Covid-19: How to wash your hands effectively

One of the weapons on the front line of the battle against corona-virus is hand washing. Sounds simple doesn’t it? But there is very much a right way and a w…

Best practice:

  • Use a paper towel or tissue to open and close the running water, when washing your hands. (using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains 60%–95% alcohol. Soap and water should be used if hands are visibly dirty)
  • Make sure your hands are dry. Germs love wet hands.
  • Use another clean paper towel or tissue, when handling the door handle, as you exit. Dispose of paper towel or tissue as soon as possible.
  • Avoid handshakes or fist pumpsNamaste is the appropriate gesture to avoid the transfer of germs.
  • Avoid touching your face, nose and mouth. Those are common entry points for germs.