Why Handwash Is Important For us

In this pandemic situation where novel coronavirus is taking its leap by infecting people just by a single touch, washing your hands is the only option that can save you from coming in contact to this virus. In this blog we will discuss upon as to why hand washing is important for us and perfect hand wash steps.

The outbreak of COVID-19 with the study that it is a rapidly spreading communicable disease, has sky rocketed the sales of hand sanitizers and N-95 oxygen masks.

This has indirectly raised the prices of hand sanitizers too meet the high demands. To the sheer surprise, some fraud companies have been caught red handed in the attempt of selling fake hand sanitizers and masks!

According to WHO and various other health departments of different countries, have stated that washing your hands regularly is the most effective option to prevent the transmit of virus from hands to your body.

You never realise that on an average you touch your face 23 number of time in an hour! And this is the only pathway which gets to drastically spread the virus.

While touching your face you come in contact your eyes, mouth and nose and without even realising the germs from your hands become carrier to your body through these gateways.

The first and the foremost method to protect yourself from entering the germs and viruses in your body is wash your hands properly. Regular washing your hands prevent the spread if such deadly communicable disease as the soap rubbing method removes all the bacteria and germs on your hands.

How to wash hands properly?

We can into some through steps for washing your hands which is not only important during this pandemic situation but must become a regular practice.

This 20 seconds hand wash practice is equivalent to singing “Happy Birthday” song twice. 

  • Wet hands with water.
  • Apply good amount of soap.
  • Rub your hands from palm to palm.
  • Rub your palm to palm and palm to dorsum with interlaced fingers.
  • Rotational rub your thumbs clasped in other palm.
  • Rinse hands with warm water.
  • Dry your hands with a towel and close the faucet with the towel itself.

While doing exercise regularly, do no leave the tap water open as along with this pandemic situation there will be no delay in facing water crises. Hand hygiene is really important and soap is the key to fight against COVID-19.

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When to wash your hands?

  • On job- before and after eating, after using bathroom, after regular working on keyboard and chairs.
  • At home- before and after eating food or preparing food, after toughing garbage or diapers, after coughing or sneezing, after treating any sick person in your family.
  • With pets- WHO has clearly mentioned that pets such as digs and cats cannot spread COVID—19. Yet you must take care in order to prevent the spread of other germs. Wash your hands after playing and feeding them and handling their waste.
  • While travelling- keep distance from the fellow travellers and wash your hands after going through airport security, and getting off the plane.

A few simple steps can help save lives of your family and friends. Hand washing is the best solution to fight the coronavirus battle and increase antibiotic resistance.