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Usually plain soap and water will do the job. To wash your hands properly:
If the water is not fit to drink, for example untreated water, because of germs (bacteria, viruses or parasites), it may not be safe for handwashing. Use a hand disinfectant after washing with soap and water.
Hand disinfectants can be used on the hands of children (over 1 year) in the absence of soap and water, but parents or caregivers need to consider the following factors:
While these products are safe for children (over 1 year), a young child should be supervised when using a hand disinfectant. Make sure children do not eat or drink the disinfectant, or touch their eyes, nose or mouth while the disinfectant is still wet on their hands. A child can safely touch their eyes, nose or mouth once the alcohol in the hand disinfectant has evaporated and their hands are dry. Liquid hand disinfectants may spill if caps are not secure or if the bottle is tilted.
Adapted from: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
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Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .