CDC: "Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands"

What are "unwashed hands"? Unwashed hands are hands that have touched a surface that is likely to have germs on it. Such surfaces are: Faucet handles, doorknobs, light switches, elevator buttons, water fountains, or even other people. In other words, your hands are considered “unwashed” seconds after washing them.

Read what the Centers for Disease Control has to say about touching your face: