GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog

We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

Hepatitis A Prevention
How Can You Prevent the Spread of Hepatitis A?

9/28/2017

By Dave Shumaker

Microbiology Scientist, GOJO Industries

While instances of Hepatitis A are rare in the United States, outbreaks happen and can have a major impact. Right now, parts of Southern California, are experiencing an outbreak. In fact, since the beginning of 2017, there have been nearly 500 confirmed cases and 17 deaths. This recent outbreak has many asking what this infection is and what you can do to prevent its spread.

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PURELL® Brand Expands Beyond Hand Sanitizer

9/19/2017

By Samantha Williams

Director of Public Relations, GOJO Industries

The PURELL SOLUTION™ offers innovative new solutions that are safe, effective and good for people and the planet.

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Norovirus what impact does it have on your restaurant
Norovirus: What Impact Does It Have on Your Restaurant?

7/20/2017

By Dave Shumaker

Microbiology Scientist, GOJO Industries

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC), there are more than 250 different types of foodborne illnesses. Yet, norovirus is among the most common. So what can you do to help ensure your restaurant doesn’t fall victim to a norovirus outbreak?

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Hand washing
Handwashing: Cool Water as Effective as Hot for Removing Germs

6/22/2017

By Dr. Donald W. Schaffner

Professor and Extension Specialist in Food Science at Rutgers University

A new study in the Journal of Food Protection found that cool water is just as effective as hot water in removing bacteria from the hands.

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Happy Mother
Let's Give Thanks to Mothers for Making Hygiene a Natural Part of Our Lives

5/11/2017

By Jason Tetro

Independent Researcher in Microbiology and Immunology, Columnist & Author of "The Germ Code" & "The Germ Files"

Every May, we take a moment to pay tribute to the people who brought us into this world and cared for us during childhood and beyond. Our mothers are without a doubt the most important women throughout much of our lives. No matter what name we may call them – Mom, Mum, or Mommy – they rightly deserve this moment of praise and adulation.

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