Handwashing with soap, together with other public health interventions, will be key to curbing the transmission of COVID-19.

This technical brief offers information on:

  • The importance of handwashing for COVID-19 control
  • What we know about handwashing behavior change
  • How to address common barriers to handwashing with soap
  • Rapid interventions to promote handwashing as part of COVID-19 response
  • Online resources