Do you know the best way to prevent yourself and your family from getting sick this cold and flu season? The best way to prevent illness is cheap and highly effective.However, many people do it incorrectly.
The best way to prevent infection is to wash your hands properly. Properly is the key word here. Many people do not wash their hands long enough to destroy germs. According to the CDC, we should wash our hands for at least 20 seconds or long enough to sing Happy Birthday two times.
You should wash your hands in the following manner:
1.Turn on the water and wet your hands.
2. Lather and Scrub your hands with soap under running water. Don't forget to sing!
3. Rinse your hands clean air dry or wipe with a clean towel or paper towel.
*thepennygirls is not affiliated with the CDC.