• 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

    Henry the Hand

    The 4 Principles fo Hand Awareness have been endorsed by the AMA and AAFP

    The CDC and Prevention say handwashing is the single most effective way to prevent the transmission of disease.

    Where in the World is Henry?


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    To show others how Henry is helping to “spread the word not the germs” worldwide, we invite YOU to send us photos of Henry and you wherever you are in the world! We want to know where Henry is and has been!

    Take a picture with Henry, (a sticker, a poster, a puppet, the costume, a t-shirt and any of our educational items), tell us where you are and if you want, give us description of how you are helping to “spread the word not the germs” in a few sentences then send it to eliza@henrythehand.org.

    We are trying to get EVERYONE involved. It is very easy to do. Follow these simple steps:

    1) Take a picture

    2) Write a sentence or two about where you are and how you are helping to “spread the word not the germs”

    3) Give us permission to put YOUR picture up on our website

    4) Send it to eliza@henrythehand.org

    5) Look for your photo on this page! Share it with your friends and family!

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