How to wash our hands properly

How to wash our hands properly
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How to Protect Yourself from Coronavirus

Posted 7 months ago by Odentall

Easy Learning English E.L.E

An Education Article for adult learners 


How to wash our hands properly to avoid viruses


Keep nails short



Keep nails short if you have        

Remove wristwatch and rings if you have




Wet hands with water, apply soap and rub hands palm-to-palm 

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.


Hand Washing




Rub back of each hand with the opposite palm





Rub fingertips



Rub fingertips in opposite palms to wash under nails   




Rub between fingers



Rub between fingers 

Rub your right palm over the dorsum of your left hand with fingers interlaced then vice versa




Rub each finger, thumb clasped in the opposite hand

Perform rotational rubbing of each thumb whilst clasped in the opposite palm


Scrub wrist




Scrub wrists




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