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Hand Hygiene

Practicing hand hygiene is a simple, but effective way to prevent infections.

Hand Hygiene

Practicing hand hygiene is a simple, but effective way to prevent infections.

Identifying Motivators for Hand Hygiene
Hand Hygiene: Education, Monitoring and Feedback
Clean Hands for Healthcare Personnel
Hand hygiene for all initiative
Clean Hands Count Campaign
Frequent Questions About Hand Hygiene
When & How to Use Hand Sanitizer
Clean Hands Count for Healthcare Providers
Hand Hygiene Guidance
Hand Hygiene Recommendations
Point of Care Cards
Clean Hands Count for Healthcare Providers Factsheet
Hand Hygiene from rubbing to dancing
A Nurse Finds a Simple Answer to a Vexing Question
CDC COVID-19 Prevention Messages
Clean Hands Count
FDA's Guide to Hand Sanitizer Use
FDA's Hand Sanitizer Use Q&A for Healthcare Professionals
FDA Hand Sanitizer Safety Fact Sheet
Test your knowledge about hand sanitizers with this fun online quiz from the FDA
FDA: Safely using hand sanitizer
Do We Really Have to Talk About Hand Hygiene? Again? Yes!

The Project Firstline program is a national training collaborative led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with ANA and the American Academy of Pediatrics, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity.

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Project Firstline is a national collaborative led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide infection control training and education to frontline health care workers and public health personnel. ANA is proud to partner with Project Firstline, as supported through Cooperative Agreement CDC-RFA-OT18-1802. CDC is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this webpage do not necessarily represent the policies of CDC or HHS and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government.

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