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STOP! Clean Your Hands Day

Hand Hygiene

May 5, 2020 is STOP! Clean Your Hands Day

May 5, 2020 is STOP! Clean Your Hands Day, a national campaign to encourage everyone to perform hand hygiene to prevent the spread of infections and save lives.

AHS Senior Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Laura McDougall reminds us that cleaning your hands, using soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub – remains the single most effective action to prevent the spread of any kind of infection, including COVID-19.

Have a great idea?

The IPC Hand Hygiene Program is always looking for new ways to increase hand hygiene awareness! Have a great idea? Email: