Keep your dirty ass hands out of those donuts in the break room.

We were surprised to read this morning that the Center For Disease Control says that only 31% of men and 65% of women wash their hands after using the bathroom.

Did your mama raise you that way?

How many times have you been standing say, in the break room, while someone is using the bathroom the next door over, only to listen to the toilet flush and then have them rush right out into the hallway and back to their office.

No wonder we're all so sick.

Now maybe you don't think that you're all that dirty "way down there", and that there's really no need to take the time to correctly wash your hands, or even break out the hand sanitizer.

But your co-workers think that you are.

The CDC has some suggestions on "When and How To Wash Your Hands", but we have absolutely no faith at all that you'll take the time to read it, seeing as how you're in such a rush to bolt out of the bathroom and get your germy hands back into the general population.

Anyway, if you so desire, and we hope that you do, follow these five steps every time:

  1. Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.
  2. Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails.
  3. Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the “Happy Birthday” song from beginning to end twice.
  4. Rinse your hands well under clean, running water.
  5. Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them.

Donut, anyone?

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