Fact Sheets

Below are links to fact sheets on handwashing-related topics that can be displayed in public places or distributed to specific audience groups.

Handwashing at Home, at Play, and Out and About

handwashing - at work, at play, and out and about

Message: Washing hands at key times with soap and water is one of the most important steps you can take to get rid of germs and avoid spreading germs to those around you.
Audience: Designed for the general public.

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Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer Use

hand sanitizer fact sheet

Message: Information about when/how to use soap and water and when/how to use hand sanitizer.

Audience: Designed for the general public.

Fact Sheet: Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer Use Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 pages]

Stop Germs! Stay Healthy! Wash your Hands

Stop Germs! Stay Healthy! Wash your Hands fact sheet.

Message: When and how to wash your hands.

Audience: Designed for the general public.

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Handwashing: A Family Activity

Handwashing: A Family Activity factsheet

Message: Handwashing is an easy, inexpensive, and effective way to prevent the spread of germs and keep people healthy.

Audience: Designed for families.

Fact Sheet Available in English and Spanish: Handwashing: A Family Activity

Handwashing: A Corporate Activity

Handwashing: A Corporate Activity factsheet

Message: Handwashing is an easy, inexpensive, and effective way to prevent the spread of germs and keep employees healthy.

Audience: Designed for employers.

Fact Sheet Available in English and Spanish: Handwashing: A Corporate  Activity

Improving Child Development: A New CDC Handwashing Study Shows Promising Results

Improving Child Development factsheet

Message: Handwashing can help prevent diarrhea and pneumonia, two of the leading causes of death in children around the world.

Audience: Designed for medical and public health professionals.

Fact Sheet: Improving child development: A new CDC handwashing study shows promising results

Page last reviewed: October 6, 2017