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 2014-07-22 at 8.36.32 PM Dr. Will’s Weekly Healthful Tip: The TZONE, A 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!    

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Screen shot 2014-02-13 at 12.23.05 PM Dr. Will’s Weekly Healthful Tip: National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Yes it is important, but immunization alone is not the panacea; as we have seen with mumps, measles and pertussis epidemics around the country. So for comprehensive respiratory infection prevention, it is most important to teach YOU and your loved ones about the T Zone! Please show this video more »

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Screen shot 2014-07-02 at 4.44.34 PM The Key to Having a Healthy 4th of July Picnic/Camping Weekend!

Henry is “lending a hand” by creating this video to inform you and your loved ones on how to have a healthy 4th of July weekend AND Summer! Don’t forget that germs are at your picnic as well. Remember to follow Henry’s 4 Principles of Hand Awareness and keep YOUR friends and families healthy this more »

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Screen shot 2014-05-14 at 1.57.11 PM Dr. Will’s Weekly Healthful Tip: MERS-CoV in USA!

But no need to FEAR, Henry the Hand is here!!   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the 2nd  case of MERS CoV(Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus) which is a flu-like coronavirus believed to originate from the Middle East. MERS kills about 30 percent of people who have it.   CDC cautions those more »

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Screen shot 2014-04-28 at 12.31.05 PM Dr. Will’s Weekly Healthful Tip: Keep Yourself Healthy From the Recent Mumps Outbreak!

There is Mumps outbreak in Columbus that started at OSU and is spreading into the community. Yes, it is even amongst those who have been vaccinated! This is a REMINDER to ALL that it is critical to help encourage EVERYONE to talk about the T Zone behavior! And help others  understand the portal of entry, parents, more »

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Henry the Hand and Dr. Will have started a new partnership with Kenya Connect to help teach children in Kenya how to stay healthy using our 4 Principles of Hand Awareness. On Global Handwashing Day this year they  did some handwashing presentations in Mbaikini Primary School, Wamunyu ABC school, Makaalu Primary school with about 400 kids. Below more »

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