- Wet your hands with clean water (warm or cold) and apply soap;
- Rub your hands together to make a lather and scrub them well. Be sure to scrub the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails;
- Continue rubbing your hands for at least 20 seconds;
- Rinse your hands well under water; and
- Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them.