Remember the High-Five to prevent the spread of infection

Sandra May, Holston, Denise

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Five Steps in Hand-washing

SoapWater graphicjpgStep 1

Wet hands with water and then add soap.



RubSoap graphicjpgStep 2

Rub hands together to work up lather and wash for at least 20 seconds. Be sure to scrub the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails.


RinseHands graphicjpgStep 3

Rinse well under a stream of water.



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Dry hands thoroughly, with a single-use paper towel whenever possible.



PaperTowelFaucet graphicjpgStep 5

Turn off the faucet with a paper towel if possible.




Authors: Sandra May, Instructor, and Denise Holston, Assistant Professor, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences

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This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutrition foods for a better diet. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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