Clean Hands Count for World Hand Hygiene Day – May 5

In 2016, the CDC introduced the Clean Hands Count campaign to promote hand hygiene in healthcare settings. This year, we are excited to release a new promotional video for healthcare providers and launch a new hand hygiene education course (coming later in May – stay tuned!).

Here are a few things you can do to participate in World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5:

Watch and share the new Clean Hands Count video
Sometimes we don’t clean our hands as often as we should. It takes dedication, mindfulness, and time. Our clean hands count now more than ever.

 

Order Free Clean Hands Count Print Materials
New this year are Clean Hands Count stickers for windows, doors, or mirrors. There are also plenty of brochures, fact sheets, and posters for patients and healthcare providers.

Order copies by visiting: http://wwwn.cdc.gov/pubs/CDCInfoOnDemand.aspx?ProgramID=31.

Spread The Word
Start a conversation about why #CleanHandsCount for safe health care. Tell your coworkers, patients, family, and friends why clean hands count to prevent infections. We are all in this together.

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#CleanHandsCount for safe health care! Watch the new video and spread the word https://youtu.be/MzkNSzqmUSY

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