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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  NOW is the Time to Re-Train EVERYONE about the T Zone!   To protect EVERYONE from Ebola, especially the Health Care Workers who are at the greatest risk. Personal hand hygiene “bad habits” need to become the FOCUS of today. Start NOW and re-train your fellow workers so they “Do Not Touch the T more »

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  Henry the Hand and Dr. Will are happy to announce that our Partner, Kenya Connect, had another successful Global Handwashing Day where they taught children in Kenya how to stay healthy using our 4 Principles of Hand Awareness. On Global Handwashing Day this year they did handwashing presentations in two different schools and presented to over 500 students! It more »

Screen shot 2014-10-23 at 6.27.19 PM Global Handwashing Day Instagram Contest Winner!

    This years Global Handwashing Day Instagram Contest Winner goes to this creative duo for their enthusiastic portrayal of the importance of handwashing. We asked contesters to show how they are Champion Handwashers and Celest Coffelt from George T Cromwell Elementary School and her health assistant embodied the theme perfectly in their photograph! We more »

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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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The Power to Prevent Contracting Ebola is in Your Hands!     Ebola Virus has saturated the recent news headlines producing public fear of contracting this virus. However there is no reason to start panicking, Dr. William P. Sawyer, Infection Prevention Specialist, says “if you understand the role your hands play in the contraction and more »

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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