Keeping clean is one of the most important things you can to do prevent foodborne illness. Washing hands and surfaces often and properly helps kills harmful bacteria.
6 Steps to Effectively Wash Your Hands
wet soap wash
rinse dry water
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Stop - Did you Wash Your Hands?

Poster - Stop! Did you Wash Your Hands?

Washing your hands is a very important habit to develop. This poster demonstrates its importance by showing the many diseases that can be prevented simply by washing your hands.

Wash Your Hands


Color poster illustrates six steps to effectively wash your hands.

Clean Hands for Healthy Living

Get the facts about handwashing. Learn how what you thought was the 24-hour flu might be food borne illness from someone not washing his/her hands before preparing food.

5 Myths of Handwashing
Find out the truth behind five myths of effective handwashing, including is very hot water necessary. Web only publication.

Guide - Handwashing and Glove Use - English or Spanish

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