Tips for Using Hand Sanitizers

  • Avoid contact with sick people if possible.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.

  • If you are sick with flu-like illness, stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone except to get medical care or for other necessities.

  • Keep away from others as much as possible to keep from making others sick.

SOURCE: The American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation's 60 poison control centers in their efforts to prevent poisoning. Poison centers offer free and confidential services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.