b'Step 1Wet your hands with running water to help spread the soap.Step 2Scrub your hands with soap.Step 3Keep scrubbing for a full 20 seconds. If you dont scrub long enough, the soap doesnt have enough time to kill germs.Step 4Make sure you wash the areas where bacteria like to grow or that are sometimes neglected: backs of the hands, between fingers, wrists, and forearms.Step 5Rinse hands with running water for about five seconds to fully remove soap suds and germs.Step 6Dry your hands and forearms with a single-use method. This can include paper towels or an air blower. Cloth towels and dish rags tend to stay damp and can grow germs that will re-contaminate your hands.37'