How Personal Hygiene Works In Controlling The Spread Of Infection

Maintaining good personal hygiene is among the most effective defenses against gastrointestinal and infectious disorders such as the flu, and the common cold.
By using soap and water to wash your hands, you can prevent the spread of germs that can make you sick.

When it comes to your own health, basic personal hygiene can also assist protect you from infecting others. A typical personal hygiene consists of following habits:

Every day, washing your face and body
Washing your hands after using the bathroom with soap
Twice daily cleaning of the teeth
When you sneeze or cough, using a tissue (or your sleeve) to cover your mouth and nose
After touching pets and other animals, cleaning your hands
Here’s what you can do to reduce the spread of infection through a basic personal hygiene:

Keeping Food In A Safe Environment
Before and after cooking, wash your hands. Thus, you won’t be able to contaminate food and won’t get sick or spread bacteria from food, such as raw meat.