Everyday hand hygiene tips
COVID-19, RSV, influenza, even the common cold… it might seem like there’s no way to prevent widespread infection. However, in many cases, simple hand hygiene can lessen the chance of becoming ill and help prevent the spread of diseases to others. Even respiratory diseases like RSV can be spread by viruses that end up on hands after coughing or sneezing or on frequently-touched surfaces like doorknobs.
In this quick, 60-second video, Prisma Health offers simple tips for effective hand hygiene, including how often to wash your hands, the importance of covering your cough or sneeze, how long to scrub your hands with soap during hand-washing, and the best way to dry your hands.
Learn what you need to know about basic hand hygiene in less time than it takes to send a text.