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12 Things to Know this Holiday Season: Day eleven – spread joy not germs


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Last minute holiday shopping may mean you’re touching more things than usual. Don’t forget to wash your hands regularly!

One of the best things you can do to reduce your chances of getting or spreading germs like COVID-19 is washing your hands regularly! Wash your hands often and thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if you can’t wash with water. Also, avoid touching your face! Viruses can live on your hands for up to 5 minutes.

Learn more about the importance of handwashing.