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There are several things we can all do to remain safe, healthy and vigilant during COVID-19, but one of the most important things we can do is wash our hands frequently. Make sure you clean your hands often with soap and warm water. When water isn't available, use sanitizer. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth during this time. If you do, please wash your hands.
Not only does washing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds help wash away the dirt and grime, but it also helps remove germs including viruses and other potentially harmful bacteria.
The experts at NorthShore give the following tips on the importance of washing your hands:
How many times a day do you wash your hands?