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Georgia-Pacific launches hand hygiene campaign

May 8, 2009
ATLANTA — Georgia-Pacific Professional recently launched a campaign focused on the company''s commitment to promote good hand hygiene practices, according to a press release.
The Healthy Solutions campaign is based on the idea of "The New Chicken Soup" and stresses the importance of hand washing to prevent illness, the release stated.
Alex Volpe, director of the towel category for Georgia-Pacific Professional, said: "Proper hand washing and drying with a paper towel are the foundations of successful infection control practices. Through our easy-to-use washroom products, Georgia-Pacific Professional provides effective hygiene solutions every day while consumers are away from home."
The Healthy Solutions website features specific information about promoting proper hygiene in public places such as schools, food processing facilities, restaurants, airports, health care facilities and office buildings, the release noted.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends regular, vigorous hand washing with soap and water for at least 15 to 20 seconds, the release added.
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