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National Handwashing Awareness Week

National Handwashing Awareness Week  is ONLY a few weeks away! NOW is the time to get YOUR campaign started today! Make sure that YOU have the tools to help “spread the word not the germs” during National Handwashing Awareness Week 2015!

This years theme: 

“Handwashing is the new vaccine”* against ALL respiratory and many gastro-intestinal infections! Pass it on!

* Charles Gerba PhD, TED Talk 2009

There has been a Norovirus Outbreak in the Nevada School system. Any other outbreaks that you have heard of yet? Let us know so we may “lend a Hand”!

Comprehensive Cold & Flu Prevention Triad:

 1. Do not touch the T ZONE (mucous membranes of the eyes, nose & mouth)

2. Handwash Regularly

3. Don’t Hesitate to Vaccinate

In the spirit of continuing the effort to improve the health of community we are asking you to share these posters with everyone you know.  Family, friends, businesses, schools, childcare centers and communities the world! 

 **To Download your posters today click 


Posters are available in 19 different languages as well. They were translated by volunteers around the world! If you want another language please help us!

Infection Prevention is EVERYONE’S business!!

- See more at:

Earlier Event: December 5
International Volunteer Day
Later Event: December 6
National Influenza Vaccination Week