Wash Hands


wet, wash, rinse, dry


Wash your hands before you touch food or as often as needed.

Wash after you:

  • use the toilet
  • touch uncooked meat, poultry, fish or eggs or other food from animals
  • interrupt your work with food (such as answering the phone, opening a door or drawer)
  • smoke
  • touch dirty plates, utensils or equipment
  • take out trash
  • touch your nose, mouth, or any part of your body
  • sneeze or cough
  • change diapers
  • touch pets

Use soap to scrub your hands.

Use a clean cloth or paper towel to dry your hands.