The 4 Principles of Hand Awareness

1. Wash your hands when they are dirty and BEFORE eating
2. DO NOT cough into your hands
3. DO NOT sneeze into your hands
4. Above all, DO NOT put your fingers into your eyes, nose or mouth

The 4 Principles of Hand Awareness have been endorsed by the AMA and AAFP
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Screen shot 2014-09-16 at 1.17.20 PM Dr. Will’s Weekly Healthful Tip: The Power to Prevent Ebola is in Your Hands!

The Power to Prevent Contracting Ebola is in Your Hands!     Ebola Virus has saturated the recent news headlines producing public fear of contracting this virus. However there is no reason to start panicking, Dr. William P. Sawyer, Infection Prevention Specialist, says “if you understand the role your hands play in the contraction and more »

Screen shot 2014-08-21 at 6.54.23 PM The T Zone: Your First Line of Defense to Prevent Contraction of Ebola

  The T Zone: Your First Line of Defense to Prevent Contraction of Ebola  If you believe “every surface is contaminated with some infectious agent” then you will begin to see the role of the T Zone (facial mucus membranes; eyes, nose and mouth) as the first line of defense. Join our campaign for “T Zone Teaching more »

Screen shot 2014-07-22 at 8.36.32 PM Dr. Will’s Weekly Healthful Tip: The TZONE, A Teaching Moment

Watch/ Share this video and learn the importance of teaching others about the TZONE (Mucous Membranes of the Eyes, Nose & Mouth) during the Teaching Moment while administering the Flu Vaccine  this season!    

Screen shot 2014-02-13 at 12.23.05 PM Dr. Will’s Weekly Healthful Tip: National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Yes it is important, but immunization alone is not the panacea; as we have seen with mumps, measles and pertussis epidemics around the country. So for comprehensive respiratory infection prevention, it is most important to teach YOU and your loved ones about the T Zone! Please show this video more »

DSC07615 Henry the Hand and Kenya Connect new partnership

Henry the Hand and Dr. Will have started a new partnership with Kenya Connect to help teach children in Kenya how to stay healthy using our 4 Principles of Hand Awareness. On Global Handwashing Day this year they  did some handwashing presentations in Mbaikini Primary School, Wamunyu ABC school, Makaalu Primary school with about 400 kids. Below more »

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