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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.
âWe were taught in nursing school that hand washing is best,â Reid said. âNow everyone has access to hand sanitizer it seems. Itâs a second option when you canât get to a sink.â
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