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Just For The Health Of It

Welcome to Just for the Health of It, East Brunswick Public Library's prescription for the best Health and Wellness information around town!


When Should You Wash Your Hands?

When Should You Wash Your Hands?
  • Before, during, and after preparing food
  • Before eating food
  • Before and after caring for someone who is sick
  • Before and after treating a cut or wound
  • After using the toilet
  • After changing diapers or cleaning up a child who has used the toilet
  • After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
  • After touching an animal, animal feed, or animal waste
  • After handling pet food or pet treats
  • After touching garbage
Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the "Happy Birthday" song twice from beginning to end.

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