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Tips For A Healthier Flu Season #1 of 7: Wash Your Hands

wash your hands tips for a healthier flu season

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Wash Your Hands!

Don’t reach for the hand sanitizer, wash your hands instead. Hand sanitizer may kill germs, but it leaves dead microbes behind for new germs to feed on and grow stronger. Washing your hands is better because you rid your hands of microbes, both dead and alive, that can trigger infection and illness.

Sing the ABCs or the “Happy Birthday” song as a timer.

Of course, if only hand sanitizer is available use it. It’s better than not using anything.