Hand Washing

  • Hand washing is an essential part of personal hygiene and is essential in preventing the transmission of infection.
  • Proper hand washing and drying should be carried out:
  1. Before and after preparing food
  2. After going to the toilet
  3. Before and after eating
  4. After blowing your nose
  5. After smoking
  6. After using your hand when coughing or sneezing

Protecting Yourself and Others

  • Handwashing is one of the most important measures to prevent the spread of infection
  • Avoid contact with persons
  • Cover nose and mouth if symptoms such as cough or sneeze develop and report to healthcare provider immediately
  • Avoid contact with secretions from persons who have respiratory illnesses
  • Ask people to use a tissue and cover their nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing