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WHO interim recommendation on obligatory hand hygiene against transmission of COVID-19

Recommendation to Member States to improve hand hygiene practices widely to help prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 virus by:

  1. Providing universal access to public hand hygiene stations and making their use obligatory on entering and leaving any public or private commercial building and any public transport facility.
  2. Improving access to hand hygiene facilities and practices in health care facilities.
TitleWHO interim recommendation on obligatory hand hygiene against transmission of COVID-19
Publication TypeFact Sheet
Year of Publication2020
AuthorsWorld Health Organization
Pagination3 pgs
Date Published04/2020
PublisherWorld Health Organization
Place PublishedGeneva, Switzerland
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

Recommendation to Member States to improve hand hygiene practices widely to help prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 virus by:

  1. Providing universal access to public hand hygiene stations and making their use obligatory on entering and leaving any public or private commercial building and any public transport facility.
  2. Improving access to hand hygiene facilities and practices in health care facilities.
Citation Key86780

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