It’s important to teach your kids how to wash their hands properly, especially during the current coronavirus pandemic.
The HSE has released a video to teach kids how to wash their hands and to encourage them to do so.
The recommended procedure is as follows:
- Wet your hands with warm water and apply soap;
- Rub your hands together until the soap forms a lather;
- Rub the top of your hands, between and under your fingernails;
- Washing your hands should take 20 seconds;
- Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ twice, that takes 20 seconds;
- Rinse your hands under running water;
- Dry your hands with a clean towel or a paper towel.
Video source: HSE Ireland YouTube