We all learn how to wash our hands when we’re as young as two or three years old… however, it’s been found that only 5% of people wash their hands long enough to kill germs after they go to the bathroom, and only two in three people use soap. Yuck!
Hand washing is one of the most effective and easiest ways to prevent getting sick and spreading germs. In fact, a study showed that when hands are washed correctly, there was a 30% reduction in air-borne illnesses. If hand washing can be so significant, yet it’s so simple, what are the steps that people are missing?