FastMed would like to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day. This year worry more about spreading love and less about spreading germs. WebMD breaks down the benefits of hand sanitizers and how they stack up against good, old-fashion hand washing. While nothing beats thoroughly washing hands with soap and water, hand sanitizers serve as an essential back-up. Hand sanitizers are very useful when soap and water aren’t available.
Bottom line: Hand sanitizers should be used throughout the day, but it shouldn’t be a complete substitute for washing your hands. For more information, read WebMD’s article here.