Proper Methods of Handwashing

Instructions directly from the Public Health Agency of Canada

Although hand washing might seem like a simple task, be sure to follow these steps to thoroughly rid your hands of germs.

Step 1: Wet hands with warm water.

Step 2: Apply soap.

Step 3: Wash hands for at least 20 seconds (including your palms, back of each hand, between fingers, thumbs and under nails).

Step 4: Rinse well.

Step 5: Dry hands well with paper towel.

Step 6: Turn off tap using paper towel.

Here is the video provided aswell, for a detailed demonstration.

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