A yearlong study concluded what we’ve feared all along, public restrooms are filthy! In fact, it was found that public restrooms are heavily contaminated with microbes that can make you sick. The most dangerous areas proved to be high-touch surfaces such as faucets and door handles.
You can wash your hands safely in a public restroom by vigorously rubbing your hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Then use a paper towel to turn off the faucet and open the restroom door germ-free!
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