You can also prevent the spread of coronavirus by thoroughly washing your hands

By following basic hygiene practices, especially by thorough hand washing, you can prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.

Rules for clean hands:
  1. Each hand wash should last 40-60 seconds
  2. Moisten your hands with warm water and get enough soap
  3. Rub your hands against the palm of your hand, then move the palm of your right hand to the back of your left hand to clean the inside of your fingers and vice versa
  4. Rub the right fingers together by rubbing against the left hand and vice versa, then pinch the fingers of one hand into the palm and rub them against the other palm
  5. The left thumb is then cleaned in a circular motion with the right hand and vice versa
  6. Clean your left palm in a circular motion with the fingers of your right hand and vice versa
  7. Rinse your hands with water and wipe thoroughly with a disposable cloth or a clean towel
Washing hands with alcohol-based disinfectant:
  • Take a full palm of the disinfectant and apply it to the entire surface of your hands
  • Fold the right-hand palm on the back of the left hand, clean the inside of the fingers and vice versa
  • Rub by rubbing the right fingers of the right hand against the left hand and vice versa
  • Close the fingers of one hand in the other hand and rub the other hand over them
  • Swirl the left thumb with your right hand and vice versa
  • Use your right-hand fingers to clean the left palm in a circular motion and vice versa
Wash your hands:
  • after each return home (to work…) from outside
  • if you feel any unclean hands
  • by road in public transport
  • before, during and after food preparation
  • before eating food
  • after each use of the toilet
  • before handling the baby and replacing a dirty diaper
  • after handling the animals and their feed
  • after handling the waste and waste bin
  • before and after visiting the hospital, doctor
You can also protect yourself against respiratory diseases:
  • Avoid places with a high concentration of people, if possible
  • Disinfect surfaces and handles with chlorine or iodine disinfectants
  • When sneezing and coughing, always cover your mouth with a disposable tissue and dispose of it
  • Do not touch your eyes, mouth or nose with contaminated hands
  • Try to keep a distance of at least one meter between you and anyone who coughs or sneezes
  • Keep in mind that pathogens may be on the bell buttons, taps, shopping trolleys and other items you normally use

Source: www.uvzsr.sk