Hand washing is now more important than ever

The phrase ‘go wash your nasty hands’ has special meaning in the South as many of us have heard our parents or grandparents say it just before dinner.

Now, it has taken on new urgency under the threat of coronavirus. It is also the current mantra from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Kent Stanford, who has become a bit of an internet sensation.

In mid March, Alabama Extension began its alternative operations plan in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Since that time, Stanford, with the help of his teenage daughter, has been lighting up social media with informative videos.

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