Best way to wash your hands during flu season

Digital content producer Anna C. demonstrates how to wash your hands properly, based on CDC guidelines. (WPEC)

Washing your hands with soap and water is one of the best thing's people can do to help stop the spread of germs and illness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention call hand-washing a "do-it-yourself" vaccine during flu season.

And there's a proper way to do it as our digital content producer demonstrates.

The experts put together a list of the key times to wash your hands.

Scrub for at least 20 seconds.

And if you don't have soap and water, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60-percent alcohol.

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