Hand Washing

Hand-washing: Do's and don'ts
(Mayo Clinic)
Read why it is important to wash your hands and learn how to wash them correctly and when. Includes hand washing with soap and water and use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers. Learn why children need clean hands and what to ask day care providers about cleanliness.
The SDA Kids Corner
(American Cleaning Institute )
This section of the SDA's Web site is devoted entirely to children. There are several useful and colorful handouts in PDF format on hand washing. There are also articles about germs, the history and chemistry of soap, and the environmental issues of soap and detergents. Some are written for grade school age children and others are written for older kids. School teachers and administrators can click on Healthy School, Healthy People: It's a SNAP to learn how to start a hand washing program at school.
Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives
(Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
"The most important thing that you can do to keep from getting sick is to wash your hands. " Read why hand washing is so important. Learn when to wash your hands and how to wash them correctly.

Last Modified: Thursday April 05, 2018 8:21 PM