Healthy Water Features
These CDC feature stories give you information you need to protect yourself and your families from illnesses caused by germs in water.
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When and How to Wash Your Hands
Learn the 5 handwashing steps and key times to wash your hands. Español
Avoid Harmful Algae and Cyanobacteria
Harmful algae and cyanobacteira (sometimes called blue-green algae) can produce toxins (poisons) that can make people and animals sick and affect the environment.
Cronobacter Infection and Infants
Cronobacter infections are rare, but they can be deadly in newborns. The germ can sometimes be found in powdered infant formula. Español
Learn how taking proper care of your contact lenses can help you see better and keep your eyes healthy.
Travel Tips for People Who Wear Contact Lenses
Learn how to take care of your lenses so you can enjoy the sights.
Stay Safe and Healthy in Your Backyard Pool
Keep your backyard pool safe and healthy to maximize all the benefits swimming can bring. Español
Diarrhea and swimming don’t mix! Learn how to protect yourself and those you care about while swimming. Español
Follow these steps to help protect you and those you care about from recreational water illnesses.
Learn what makes your drinking water safe and what CDC is doing to prevent waterborne disease.
Much of the water we use comes from the ground. Learn why it’s important to protect groundwater sources.
Play a role in protecting the planet by celebrating World Water Day each year on March 22.
Each year on October 15, Global Handwashing Day highlights the importance of handwashing with soap and water.
Healthy and Safe Swimming Week
Every year, CDC focuses on a different topic for Healthy and Safe Swimming Week.
This observance emphasizes the importance of healthy contact lens hygiene practices in protecting against serious eye infections and other illnesses.