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Healthy Hands for Healthy People

Page last updated: 01/28/10

 

Steps of Handwashing
 
Wet hands with running water Rub hands together with soap and lather well, cover all surfaces Weave fingers and thumbs together and slide them back and forth
Rinse hands under a stream of clean, running water until all soap is gone Blot hands dry with a clean towel  

  

1. Wet hands with running water.

2. Rub hands together with soap and lather well, covering all surfaces.

3. Weave fingers and thumbs together and slide them back and forth.

4. Rinse hands under a stream of clean, running water until all soap is gone.

5. Blot hands dry with a clean towel.

 

Video


Picture of person washing their hands
Handwashing

Proper handwashing method.

Download the Handwashing video, audio, and transcript files (19 mb zip file)


Date released: June 30, 2009
Running Time: 2 minutes 37 seconds
Author: Volusia County Health Department
Series Name: Proper Handwashing
 

Posters to Download


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Healthy habits help keep
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Safer Healthier Home
An Ounce of Prevention
Keeps the Germs Away
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Suzanne Grubbs

 

 

 

Hi, my name is Suzanne Grubbs and I am an Environmental Specialist for the Volusia County Health Department. We at the Volusia County Health Department want to make sure you and your family are protected from bacteria and viruses.

Page last updated: 01/28/10