2013 Global Handwashing Day is October 15th – World Wash Up

2013 Global Handwashing Day is October 15th – World Wash UpGood hand hygiene – washing hands regularly with soap and warm water – helps prevent the spread of illness, which is especially important during cold and flu season.

 

October 15th, 2013 marks the 6th anniversary of Global Handwashing Day! Celebrating their 6th anniversary, the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing originally created Global Handwashing Day for children and schools, and today, it is celebrated by many organizations that promote handwashing with soap.

The 2013 theme is, “The power is in your hands,” empowering all of us with the ability to create healthier communities through proper handwashing.

Support Global Handwashing Day by downloading a free poster here.

Support Global Handwashing Day by downloading a free poster here.

This year’s goal:

  • Foster a global culture of handwashing with soap
  • Spotlight handwashing in every country
  • Promote the benefits of handwashing

Handwashing Awareness 

Germs and pathogens are easily spread through touch, hitching a ride on your hands. Good hand hygiene – washing hands regularly with soap and warm water – helps prevent the spread of illness, which is especially important during cold and flu season.

Support Global Handwashing Day by downloading a free poster from Coverall®.  Print and post it throughout your facility to spread the good news about handwashing – instead of spreading cold and flu.

For more about Global Handwashing Day, visit the Global Handwashing Day website or their Facebook page.

Post Author: Coverall
Coverall is one of the largest franchisors of commercial cleaning business in the world with a global network of over 8,000 Franchised Business Owners servicing more than 40,000 customers.

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