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Hand Hygiene 101: Protecting Loved Ones from Infection

Hand Hygiene 101: Protecting Loved Ones from Infection

We all probably know by now that one of the key ways to protect ourselves from COVID-19 is through effective handwashing.

It’s more than just running warm water on your fingers for a few seconds.

To help our clients improve their and their loved ones’ hand hygiene, we at Blessing Hands Home Care, a professional provider of home care in Calabasas, California, are here to show you how effective handwashing is done.

  • You start by thoroughly wetting your hands under warm water. Then apply at least a quarter-size dollop of soap/
  • Scrub your hands for at least 20-30 seconds to effectively get rid of germs and other lingering bacteria that may cause you illness
  • Rub your palms together for more suds before moving on to scrub the back of your hands
  • Don’t forget to scrub between the fingers and fingernails
  • Rinse your hands completely with warm water and dry

After going through all these steps, be mindful of what you let your hands come in contact with.

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