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Keep yourself and your family healthy. Prevent the spread of diarrhea-causing viruses this winter⁶⁷.

1. Wash your hands

 Frequent handwashing is the best way to prevent diarrhea. Work up a good lather with soap and wash for at least 20 seconds⁶⁷.

2. Keep your hands away from your face

Why? If you have in contact with any virus, touching your mouth, nose or eyes before you get to wash your and makes it easier for the virus to enter your body⁶⁷.

3. Pay attention to your surroundings

Watch out for any conditions that may put at risk of getting the virus. For example, inappropriate handling of food in a buffet⁶⁷.

4. Practice food safety at home

Make sure that your hands are clean before preparing food. If you are sick, stay out of the kitchen to avoid spreading the virus to others⁶⁷.

5. Use appropriate cleaning methods

Regularly clean commonly touched surfaces such as doorknobs and counter tops to prevent the transmission of virus from person to person⁶⁷.