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May 4th: Clean your hands often

May 5 is the World Health Organization&;s World Hand Hygiene Day.  Hand hygiene (washing with soap and water or using hand sanitizer) is the most effective way to prevent the spread of infections. Because it is the number one way to stop the spread of germs, it is important to clean your hands often.

For more information about when to clean your hands and how to make your hands not just visibly clean but hygienically clean, go to: