Location: Kumasi - Ashanti Region, Ghana, W/A
Postal Address: P. O. Box 854, Kumasi Fax: +233 (0)3220-22387
Tel: +233 (0)3220-22387, +233 (0)3220-22388
Alcohol-based sanitizers are alternatives to soap and water,
Use sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol,
Use enough sanitizer (half to one teaspoon, i.e. 2.5 – 5mL) to cover the entire hands,
Rub the hands together and let them air-dry,
Rubbing Alcohol can also work as sanitizer, but sanitizer maintains a balance of alcohol and moisturizer to keep the skin healthy.
Do not use (paper) towels to dab the hands, or wipe off sanitizer,
Do not substitute regular hand-washing with use of sanitizer,
Do not use sanitizer when hand is visibly dirty,
Do not use alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, spirits, akpeteshie, etc) as sanitizer,
Do not drink/taste sanitizers.
Alcohol (-based sanitizer) with alcohol concentration ≥60% kills most germs including coronavirus on the hands within 20 seconds of contact.
Alcohol concentration less than 60% (as found in beer, wine, spirits, akpeteshie, etc.) cannot kill germs such as coronavirus.
Alcohol in sanitizers are rendered undrinkable by addition of chemicals that can harm internal organs in the body.
Issued by KsTU Health Directorate.
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