10 Hand Hygiene Posters to Hang in Your Facility

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Here are ten free, downloadable hand hygiene posters that can be printed out and posted in your facility. For more patient safety tools, visit our database by clicking here.

1. The Minnesota Department of Public Health offers two simple posters reminding people to wash their hands.

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2. The Centers for Disease Control has a poster available in English and Spanish called "Clean Hands Save Lives: Protect patients, protect yourself" showing how the hand can transmit diseases.

3. Kimberly Clark offers a poster called "Effective Disinfection: It's in Your Hands" outlining steps for effective hand disinfection.

4. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Immunization, has created a poster geared towards children called "Wash your hands so you can stop germs" to guide them through four steps to properly wash their hands.

5. The Massachusetts Office of Health and Human Services has a poster displaying statistics about food-borne illnesses, incentivizing people to follow proper hand hygiene.

6. The Minnesota Department of Health's "How It Works: Cleaning Hands with Waterless Hand Sanitizer" outlines the components and techniques required to properly use waterless hand sanitizer.

7. A poster from Johns Hopkins Medicine called "This Is Your Hand UNWASHED" features an unwashed hand and identifies potential disease that could be present on it.

8. The Minnesota Department of Health offers a poster simply stating "Wash Your Hands" in 24 different languages.

9. The World Health Organization's "My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene" identifies five key moments when healthcare providers should follow proper hand hygiene protocol.

10. The Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Equality offers a "Love the Glove" poster to encourage proper glove use in healthcare settings.

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