Patient Safety Tool: 'Clean Hands Save Lives' Poster From CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a free, downloadable high-quality poster for placement throughout a facility to show bugs that can lead to infection and may be found on unclean healthcare worker's hands.


The 29" x 19" poster, titled "Clean Hands Save Lives: Protect patient, protect yourself', should serve as a reminder for staff members to alcohol-rub or wash before and after every contact.


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The poster is available in English (pdf) and Spanish (pdf). Download and print it for use in your facility.


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