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In just 60 minutes, experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Cleaning Institute (ACI), Education and Health Professions shared up-to-date information about handwashing that will help you raise the awareness of the importance of hand hygiene in homes, schools, communities and the workplace.

Joining Nancy Bock from ACI as webinar presenters were:

This webinar included practical information about the science and benefits of handwashing, valuable resources, ways to get involved in Global Handwashing Day (October 15) and how to earn a cash award for school handwashing programs in conjunction with our Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It's a SNAP program.

Vince Radke reviewed why we should wash our hands as well as when and how. Michele Samarya-Timm communicated some creative ideas from to engage students, family members and even strangers in improved handwashing behaviors. Kim Knoche explained how her school applied for and received the Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP national award. Nancy Bock shared many of the free handwashing education resources available from ACI on our website, at


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