Hand Hygiene at Home and in the Community

No matter where you are, keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps you can take to protect yourself from germs that can make you sick. Regularly washing your hands or using alcohol-based hand sanitizer when soap and water aren’t readily available helps keep you and those around you healthy.

Learn about the importance of hand hygiene and how you can promote it at home and in your community.

Page last reviewed: August 31, 2021