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Handwashing

Handwashing is one of the easiest and most effective ways to protect yourself and your loved ones from many communicable diseases.

Information on how to protect yourself at home or in public, when handling food, and in healthcare settings.

Contact Information

Address

State Public Health Laboratory
305 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Fax

Infectious Disease Division (617) 983–6925
Laboratory Sciences Division (617) 983–6210
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