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Handwashing for a Healthy Life and Community

December 14th, 2020
When it comes to staying healthy, it helps to remember your mom’s advice to, “Wash your hands.” And the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention backs up your mom. They maintain that, “Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.” Let’s explore why the CDC’s statement is true. First, consider these germ facts, courtesy of Tri-County Health Care in Minnesota: • There are between 2…