Practicing good hygiene is essential for maintaining overall health and well-being. 

Handwashing: Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially before eating, after using the restroom, after coughing or sneezing, and after touching surfaces in public places.  

Handwashing helps prevent the spread of germs and reduces the risk of infections, including respiratory illnesses and gastrointestinal infections. 

1. Respiratory Hygiene: Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your elbow when coughing or sneezing to prevent the spread of respiratory droplets. Dispose of used tissues properly and wash your hands immediately afterward.

1. Personal Hygiene: Maintain personal hygiene by bathing or showering regularly, brushing your teeth twice a day, and using deodorant as needed. Clean and trim your nails regularly to prevent the buildup of dirt and bacteria.

Clean Living Environment: Keep your living environment clean and hygienic by regularly cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs, light switches, countertops, and electronics. 

1. Food Safety: Practice proper food safety measures to prevent foodborne illnesses. Wash fruits and vegetables thoroughly before eating or cooking, cook foods to the appropriate temperature to kill harmful bacteria, and store perishable foods properly in the refrigerator.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Use personal protective equipment such as face masks, gloves, and goggles when necessary to protect yourself and others from exposure to harmful substances or infectious agents.  

1. Safe Sex Practices: Practice safe sex to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Use condoms consistently and correctly, and consider regular STI testing if you are sexually active.

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