Video: How to Wash Your Hands

Video: How to Wash Your Hands

Washing your hands is the best way to stop germs from spreading. This is a series of 60-second videos spoken in a range of languages, with in-language subtitles, demonstrating how to wash hands. All languages have transcripts available. Transcript: 

  1. Wet hands with warm water.
  2. Apply enough soap to cover all hand surfaces.
  3. Rub hands palm to palm.
  4. Rub palm to back of hands with fingers interlaced.
  5. Rub palm to palm with fingers interlaced.
  6. Curl fingers to rub fingernails against palms.
  7. Grab each thumb and rotate back and forth.
  8. Rub fingertips up and down against palms.
  9. Rinse hands with water.
  10. Dry hands with a clean towel.
  11. Turn off water with towel.

Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Resource Type: Video

Date: March 11, 2020
Language(s): Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, English, Hmong, Karen, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese
Target Audience(s): ORR-Eligible Population
Author(s): Minnesota Dept of Health
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