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Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others from illnesses such as COVID-19 and the flu.

The World Health Organization made an announcement Feb. 11 that the official name for the illness caused by the new coronavirus (previously known as 2019 Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV) is now COVID-19.

The Florida Department of Health (Department) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to closely monitor the current outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus and is actively working to ensure that the most up-to-date CDC guidance is quickly and accurately disseminated to local partners.

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It is important that YOU make hand washing a healthy habit. Hand washing can help prevent illness. When it comes to washing your hands, it is important to remember wet, lather, scrub, rinse, and dry. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), by washing your hands you can reduce the spread of diarrhea and respiratory illness.

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