In this winter period, which began on June 21 and continues until September 21, many diseases characteristic of this season can affect people, and proper hand hygiene is one of the ways to prevent them.
“In addition to colds and flu, hands can carry conjunctivitis, gastroenteritis, mononucleosis, rotavirus, chickenpox, herpes, salmonella and COVID-19 viruses. In addition to these viruses, there are also bacteria, fungi and protozoa that Infect hands can carry,” he notes.
How to sanitize your hands properly?
– open the tap and wet your hands (avoid touching the sink!);
Apply a sufficient amount of liquid soap to the palm of the hand to cover all surfaces of the hands;
– Soap your palms and rub them together;
– rub the palm of the right hand on the back of the left hand (and vice versa) with the fingers intertwined;
Interlace your fingers and rub the spaces between the fingers;
– rub the back of the fingers of one hand with the opposite palm (and vice versa), holding the fingers in a back and forth motion;
– rub the right thumb with the help of the left palm (and vice versa) in a circular motion;
– rub the digital pulp and nails of the left hand on the palm of the right hand, closed in a cup (and vice versa), making a circular motion;
– rub your left wrist with the help of the palm of your right hand (and vice versa) in a circular motion;
Rinse your hands and remove soap residue. Avoid direct contact of soapy hands with the tap;
Dry your hands, starting with the hands and continuing with the wrists.