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6 steps to proper hand washing

  1. Wet your hands with warm water and add soap.
  2. Rub hands together until you make lather and scrub for at least 20 seconds.
  3. Rinse hands well.
  4. Dry hands completely using a paper towel.
  5. If you’re in a public place, use the paper towel to turn off the faucet.
  6. If soap and water aren’t handy, use an alcohol-based gel hand sanitizer instead.

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