National Handwashing Awareness Week: December 6-12, 2020

Washing hands

Clean hands save lives!

This awareness week highlights the importance of handwashing—one of the most effective and simple ways to prevent viral infections and improve health outcomes.

December is a busy time for most people. Between the abrupt changes in weather, holiday gatherings, and the end-of-year rush, it is easy for immune systems to be compromised.

Keep up with good habits like handwashing, using sanitizer, and social distancing to decrease the risk of flu, the common cold, COVID-19, and other viruses.

Check out these resources to learn tips to stay health this December: