Communicable Diseases

Wash your hands

Stay Healthy

A few simple steps can greatly reduce the risk of transmission of viruses and many other illnesses:

  • Wash your hands for 30 seconds multiple times a day. Studies have shown that washing hands 5 times a day can reduce infection risk by 45%. 
  • Use hand sanitizer whenever possible
  • Avoid shaking hands, consider fist bumps!  
  • Disinfect frequently touched objects using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe
  • Stay home when you are sick and avoid close contact with those who are sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.