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By Megan Johnson McCullough
Special to Village News 

Hand sanitizer is an easy solution

 

Last updated 7/9/2020 at 4:28am

Now more than ever people need to keep their hands clean, and hand sanitizer is an option.

Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to avoid getting sick and spreading germs; however, in certain situations, soap and water are not available. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, using alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol can be effective when handwashing is not possible.

Alcohol concentration between 60% and 90% can successfully help kill germs. Application must involve spreading the sanitizer over the entire hand.

When correctly used, alcohol-based hand sanitizer can kill many types of microbes, understand that soap and water a...



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