According to The Joint Commission, 33% of Medicare/Medicaid-certified long-term care providers are failing to meet basic hand-washing guidelines. As the poster says, we all know better. Dirty hands spread disease.
Five common ways germs are spread:
Nose, mouth, or eyes to hands to others
Hands to food
Food to hands to food
Infected child to hands to other children:
Animals to people when hands pet animals or touch surfaces they come into contact with
Start a hand hygiene campaign in your community. Free and low-cost resources are available from: