GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog

We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

Winter Illness Outbreak Cold and Flu
It’s That Time of Year Again to #FightFlu

1/15/2019

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

While the holiday season has ended, there is another season that should be top of mind for all of us – flu season.

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PURELL Education Classroom
Teaching Proper Hand Hygiene to Kids in K-12 Classrooms

1/8/2019

By Amanda Kaye

Market Development Director

Between all the math, science, social studies and language arts, it can be hard to find time to teach kids one of life’s most important lessons for staying healthy throughout the school year: hand hygiene. In a study that followed 120 middle and high school students, 58% of female students washed their hands after using the bathroom, compared with 48% of male students. On top of that, female students only used soap 28% of the time, while male students used soap a shocking 8% of the time.

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Note to Sick Co-worker, help us stay healthy please stay home
It’s the Season to Fight the Flu

12/21/2018

By Samantha Williams

Director of Public Relations, GOJO Industries

As flu season begins, learn about important preventive measures we can all take to help us stay healthy during the holidays and all year long.

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National Handwashing Awareness Week 2018
Handwashing Awareness Should be Practiced Every Week

12/4/2018

By Rachel Collins

Director, Education and Outreach, American Cleaning Institute

National Handwashing Awareness Week (December 2-8, 2018) is an opportunity to increase awareness on the importance of handwashing to prevent diseases and save lives. This week and all year round, everyone can do their part to increase hand hygiene awareness.

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Bringing Global Awareness to Antibiotic Resistance and Importance of Hygiene
Know the Facts About Antibiotics

11/12/2018

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

In observance of Antibiotic Awareness Week taking place from November 12-18, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) will raise awareness and understanding to the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use among the public, health workers, and policy makers.

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