Personal hygiene needs to be part of everybody's daily habits, so that we can help prevent illnesses from spreading. In some places it is easier to practice good hygiene (if for example you have clean water on tap), and for some jobs you need to be very careful about hygiene.
To find out more
Better Health Channel
Raising Children Network
There is also information about keeping your food safe on the South Australian Department of Health site Keeping your food safe
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor or other health professional.