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Global Handwashing Day 2020

Handwashing is a simple and effective way to prevent the spread of germs and keep kids and adults healthy wherever you are.

Clean your hands often, especially after you have been in a public place or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

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Page last reviewed: October 15, 2020
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