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Hand Hygiene Posters

These posters provide information on hand hygiene for target audiences throughout the VA health care system. The posters are broken up into sections:

Posters are not copyrighted and may be reproduced. You may print them on 8.5" x 11" paper using a standard office printer.

VA employees may refer to VHA Influenza and Educational Resources (435 KB, PDF), Section 8 of the VA Influenza Manual, for a list of materials stocked for distribution.

Read tips on displaying posters for target audiences.


General Hand


Hands 1 - Handwashing Good! Germs Bad!

Hands 1 - Handwashing Good! Germs Bad! (163 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All



Hands 4 - Stop Disease in Its Tracks

Hands 4 - Stop Disease in Its Tracks (188 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 11" x 8.5"

Target audience: All




Hands 6 - Stop 1

Hands 6 - Stop 1 (484 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 11" x 8.5"

Target audience: All




Hands 7 - Stop 2

Hands 7 - Stop 2 (378 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 11" x 8.5"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 9 - Save Lives and Money

Hands 9 - Save Lives and Money (150 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 10 - Save Time (150 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 11 - All Hands to the Pump

Hands 11 - All Hands to the Pump (150 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 12 - Break the Germ Cycle

Hands 12 - Break the Germ Cycle (153 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Hands 13 - Stop Spreading Germs 1

Hands 13 - Stop Spreading Germs (299 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Hands 15 - Don't Get Caught Germy Handed

Hands 15 - Don't Get Caught Germy Handed (154 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Hands 17 - Don't Take It Personally

Hands 17 - Don't Take It Personally (148 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Staff Areas Only




Hands 19 - Things We Have a Hard Time Telling People

Hands 19 - Things We Have a Hard Time Telling People (420 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Hands 20 - Your Hands Are Lovely

Hands 20 - Your Hands Are Lovely (236 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 21 - Juice Is Worth the Squeeze

Hands 21 - Juice Is Worth the Squeeze (284 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 22 - Some Habits Are Good

Hands 22 - Some Habits Are Good (158 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 23 - Seeing Is Believing

Hands 23 - Seeing Is Believing (225 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 24 - It Takes About 30 Seconds

Hands 24 - It Takes About 30 Seconds (364 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 26 - 20% to 50% Is Not Good Enough

Hands 26 - 20% to 50% Is Not Good Enough (460 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Staff Areas Only




Hands 27 - A Quick Test

Hands 27 - A Quick Test (160 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Staff Areas Only




Hands 29 - CDC Guidelines on Hand Decontamination for Patient Care

Hands 29 - CDC Guidelines on Hand Decontamination for Patient Care (508 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 30 - What Are the Top 10 Carriers of Infectious Agents?

Hands 30 - What Are the Top 10 Carriers of Infectious Agents? (146 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 31 - Clean Hands Prevent Germs from Spreading in This Hospital

Hands 31 - Clean Hands Prevent Germs from Spreading in This Hospital (460 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Hands 32 - When Should You Clean Your Hands?

Hands 32 - When Should You Clean Your Hands? (340 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 33 - Join the Campaign

Hands 33 - Join the Campaign (277 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Hands 34 - Patients and Visitors 1

Hands 34 - Patients and Visitors 1 (203 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Hands 36 - Patients and Visitors 2

Hands 36 - Patients and Visitors 2 (369 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Hands 37 - Patients and Visitors 3

Hands 37 - Patients and Visitors 3 (402 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All



Germ Prevention


Germ Prevention 101.1

Prevent 1 - Germ Prevention 101.1 (275 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Germ Prevention 101.2

Prevent 2 - Germ Prevention 101.2 (319 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Prevent 3 - We're All In This Together 1

Prevent 3 - We're All In This Together 1 (385 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Prevent 4 - We're All In This Together 2

Prevent 4 - We're All In This Together 2 (375 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Prevent 5 - We're All In This Together 3

Prevent 5 - We're All In This Together 3 (382 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: Clinical




Prevent 6 - Don't Let Germs Get You Down

Prevent 6 - Don't Let Germs Get You Down (914 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All



Residents and Visitors


Residents & Visitors 1

Residents & Visitors 1 (331 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Residents & Visitors 2

Residents & Visitors 2 (273 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All



Restroom


Restroom 1 - Bathroom Rules

Restroom 1 - Bathroom Rules (522 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Restroom 2 - After Using the Bathroom

Restroom 2 - After Using the Bathroom (275 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Restroom 3 - Before You Leave

Restroom 3 - Before You Leave (255 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Restroom 4 - What's the Rush?

Restroom 4 - What's the Rush? (249 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All



Hand Washing


Wash 1 - Where to Wash

Wash 1 - Where to Wash (275 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Wash 2 - Help A Veteran: Wash Your Hands

Wash 2 - Help A Veteran: Wash Your Hands (271 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Wash 3 - What Are the Top 10 Ways to Spread Germs?

Wash 3 - What Are the Top 10 Ways to Spread Germs? (287 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Wash 4 - Hand Washing Checklist

Wash 4 - Hand Washing Checklist (271 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Wash 5 - Wash Your Hands 1

Wash 5 - Wash Your Hands 1 (260 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Wash 6 - Wash Your Hands 2

Wash 6 - Wash Your Hands 2 (273 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Wash 7 - Handwashing Good! Germs Bad!

Wash 7 - Handwashing Good! Germs Bad! (301 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Wash 8 - Wash Your Hands 3

Wash 8 - Wash Your Hands 3 (327 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Wash 9 - Wash Your Hands 4

Wash 9 - Wash Your Hands 4 (303 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Wash 10 - Wash Your Hands 5

Wash 10 - Wash Your Hands 5 (294 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All




Wash 11 - Where to Wash

Wash 11 - We're Counting on You (579 KB, PDF)

Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"

Target audience: All


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