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Frequent and thorough hand washing is the most important way to prevent the spread of infection. Why? Washing your hands removes visible dirt and reduces the number of germs on your hands.

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    PDF/Printer Friendly Version Frequent and thorough hand washing is the most important way to prevent the spread of infection. Why? Washing your hands removes visible dirt and reduces the number of germs on your hands. This makes it less likely that germs will be spread from your hands to food, wounds and other things that […]

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  • Hygiene

    PDF Printer Friendly Version Hygiene – Why is it important? Personal hygiene refers to the cleaning and grooming of the body. In addition to improving appearance, personal hygiene is an important form of protection against disease and infections of all kinds. Hygiene practices include: Bathing/showering your body with soap Washing your hands often Shampooing your […]

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