BETTER SOLUTION: OLD School Soap and Water or Hand sanitizer?
According to CDC, hand sanitizers help reduce the amount of germs and bacteria on your hands, but nothing gets rid of all types of bacteria may also be not effective if you get dirt, or other crap on your hands, so you should not be used to replaced old fashioned hand washing.
If you choose to go this way by using hand sanitizers, use one with at least 60 % alcohol and follow the CDC’s recommendations below.
Hand Sanitizer How-To
Here you have it the answer to this article…. Which is better old-fashioned hand washing with soap and water or using hand sanitizer?
Proper hand-washing is your best option. When you are in a situation; soap and water aren’t present hand sanitizers can be a great Plan B.
A little bit of hand sanitizer goes a ways in the palm of your hand. Then you rub your hands together about 20 seconds.
Proper Hand Washing
Washing hands with soap and water is vastly important if your hand appear dirty or exposure to certain types of germs ie Norovirus.
Get your hands wet with clean running water and apply soap. Rub your hands everywheree together and lather and scrub well for at least 20 seconds maybe even a bit longer about the time it takes to sing “Happy Birthday” from beginning to end twice. After that rinse your hands clean under running water. Dry your hands in the way that you prefer.
IE just some gentle reminders of when you need to wash and clean your hands at any step in prepping food or before eating. Hands should be tended to after using the bathroom or changing a newborn diaper, or petting a pet, or cleaning up after an animal, after taking out trash, wound care, after coughing, sneezing, or blowing one’s nose.