We’re all in this together! Keeping hands clean is one of the most important things we can do to avoid getting sick and spreading germs.

We all have a part to play in keeping students healthy and learning. And in turn, a healthy school environment can help improve wellness in a community. From after-school clubs and activities to public health initiatives that celebrate handwashing awareness days, there are many opportunities to reinforce healthy habits throughout the community.

The resources in this section are intended to help keep families and the school community safe.

How to Wash Hands

Here are the key messages on how to keep hands clean. It's one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.

Hand Hygiene Facts

Get all the statistics on why hand hygiene and cleaning is so important in schools.

Global Handwashing Day

Help spread the message about the importance of hand hygiene for Global Handwashing Day on October 15.

Kid’s Corner

Access games, coloring pages and other activities to help students understand the importance of hand hygiene.