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When should i wash my hands to prevent a covid-19 infection?

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Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Frequently: Wash hands frequently, but especially after touching surfaces, touching other people, & before touching face/eyes for any reason. Use soap & water & wash thoroughly for at least 20 seconds each time.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
A/W Dr. Bickel: Wash before meals, before handling food, after using restrooms, after touching surfaces which may be contaminated, before touching eyes, mouth or nose and after being in contact with another. So - wash a whole lot.
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