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It Is Handwashing Week!!!!

Handwashing Week officially began yesterday on the 16th, but you have six more days to wash your hands. This week is just a reminder to get those good hygiene habits in place before cold and flu season. As a mom, I like telling my girls that it is handwashing week since it sounds so official how could they not want to suds up their hands.

This week is sponsored by the company handwashingforlife, a for profit company dedicated to reducing the risk of foodborne illness. Even though this week is a marketing ploy, I can stand behind it. There is nothing bad about washing your hands.

Here are a few tips:

So suds up and get to it.

Join The Conversation
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
We have a sign up in our bathroom (i work at a clinic) that says you have to sing "happy birthday" two times while washing your hands. As i am peeing i always hear "happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birhday dear blah blah blah, happy birthday to you"
millarci millarci 9 years
I think it's disgusting that some people don't wash their hands. FYI, I thought they changed it from 15 seconds to 30. Anyone hear thIs?
jnnfrcyl jnnfrcyl 9 years
please also make sure you dry your hands, people!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Yea i am so suprised when I go to the bathroom at work and I don't hear people wash their hands! Like ew!!!! The ONLY time I don't is when i thinking touching the sink is grosser then not washing my hands!!!
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
i wish more people read this, Fit! it is so gross how many people don't wash their hands very often. eww.
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