The 4 Principles of Hand Awareness

1. Wash your hands when they are dirty and BEFORE eating
2. DO NOT cough into your hands
3. DO NOT sneeze into your hands
4. Above all, DO NOT put your fingers into your eyes, nose or mouth

The 4 Principles of Hand Awareness have been endorsed by the AMA and AAFP
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Screen shot 2014-12-10 at 1.10.08 PM Flu vaccine misses mark this year! Same effect as a vaccine shortage, so:

There is a “drifted” (mutated) H3N2 circulating instead of the H3N2 in the vaccine which  has been associated with higher mortality levels during past flu seasons. “We continue to recommend flu vaccine as the single best way to protect yourself against the flu,” Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and more »

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 Yes it is National Handwashing Awareness Week! Started in Cincinnati 1999 in response to the first Flu vaccine shortage and was a successful city wide campaign with many stakeholders!  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, more »

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Screen shot 2014-07-22 at 8.36.32 PM The T Zone Teaching Moment

Watch/ Share this video and learn the importance of teaching others about the TZONE (Mucous Membranes of the Eyes, Nose & Mouth) during the Teaching Moment while administering the Flu Vaccine  this season! Visit our T Zone Teaching Moment page HERE under “Healthful Tips” for more details and printouts on how to plan YOUR T Zone Teaching Moment more »

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Screen shot 2014-08-21 at 6.54.23 PM The T Zone: Your First Line of Defense to Prevent Contraction of Ebola

  The T Zone: Your First Line of Defense to Prevent Contraction of Ebola  If you believe “every surface is contaminated with some infectious agent” then you will begin to see the role of the T Zone (facial mucus membranes; eyes, nose and mouth) as the first line of defense. Join our campaign for “T Zone Teaching more »

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