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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Is it too cold for germs to spread? Health officials are warning residents to not become lax on healthy habits that will combat illness.
One particular, time-tested practice to ward off germs is hand washing and now, add to the list â€” using hand sanitizer.
Heather Reid is the public health nurse for Whitley County. She said she keeps hand sanitizer with her and uses it regularly.
â€śWe were taught in nursing school that hand washing is best,â€ť Reid said. â€śNow everyone has access to hand sanitizer it seems. Itâ€™s a second option when you canâ€™t get to a sink.â€ť
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