Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds can drastically reduce your risk for illness. - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

How to Wash Your Hands (Infographic)

Protect yourself and others against infections

Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds can drastically reduce your risk for illness, according to the CDC. Good hand-washing hygiene is especially important after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

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About Genesis HealthCare System

Genesis is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Southeastern Ohio. The system includes Genesis Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital in Zanesville; centers of excellence including Respiratory, Women’s & Children’s, Emergency & Trauma, Cancer Services; Neurosciences & Orthopedics; Center of Surgical Excellence; the Heart and Vascular Institute, an extensive network of more than 300 physicians; and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region. Affiliates of Genesis include Northside Pharmacies, Northside Oxygen & Medical Equipment Company, Genesis Community Ambulance Service, Genesis Children’s Center and more. Better Begins Here.

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