How to wash your hands to prevent coronavirus

Recently, the COVID-19 is spreading all over the world. It feels like the situation is out of control. The reason is that the virus is highly infectious, has a long incubation period, takes a long time to diagnose, and has a high mortality rate. However, everyone can do to prevent epidemic virus, prevention is the key! Today, I’m going to introduce some effective preventive measures, especially how to wash your hands properly! Proper hand washing is not only effective in preventing the spread of the virus, but also the key to preventing common flu, food poisoning!

Wash your hands often

How to wash your hands:
Wet your hands with water and apply soap or hand sanitizer. The water can be warm or cold.
Be sure to wash to the back of your hands, wrists, between your fingers and under your fingernails.
Take 20 seconds to wash your hands, about the time it takes to sing happy birthday twice in your head.
Dry your hands with disposable paper towels or a clean cloth, or air dry them

When to wash hands:
Before a meal
After using the bathroom
Pouring the waste
After sneezing and coughing
After touching the pet
After smoking
After touching the phone
After touching hair, body, and wound skin
After washing clothes or dishes

Stock up on sanitizer

When hand sanitizers, soap, or water are not available, clean hands with a disinfectant containing at least 60 percent alcohol
Daily had better wash hands first, reoccupy disinfectant serves as aid.

Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough

When you sneeze or cough, cover your nose and mouth with a piece of paper or your arm (not your palm) or sleeve
Throw away the waste paper in time
Do not sneeze or cough at people or things
If you use your hands, wash your hands after sneezing or coughing

Try not to touch your face

The virus is most easily transmitted through the mouth and nose
Wash your hands after touching your hair and body
Do not touch your mouth and nose without washing your hands on a daily basis.

Disinfect areas that are often touched

Disinfect frequently touched surfaces, buttons, handles, knobs and other areas

Avoid close contact

Avoid physical contact: shake hands, hug, etc
Avoid crowded areas
Keep 1.5 meters away from people (6 ft)


I hope you can protect yourself and take preventive measures!
Let the virus go!