Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Wash Your Hands Video (30 sec)
Our video shows how it is best to wash your hands with soap and clean running water for about 20 seconds and explains that if soap and clean water are not available, use an alcohol-based product. The video also points out that alcohol-based hand rubs significantly reduce the number of germs on skin and are fast-acting.
Put Your Hands Together Video (3:38)
Researchers in London estimate that if everyone routinely washed their hands, a million deaths a year could be prevented. From doorknobs to animals to food, harmful germs can live on almost everything. Handwashing may be your single most important act to help stop the spread of infection and stay healthy.