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According to the CDC, washing your hands is the first line of defense against preventing disease. Clean Hands Count is a campaign kicked off by the CDC and is critical now during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CDC has posted some hand hygiene research and other informative data. One website posted a homemade recipe for hand sanitizer, here.
While this information can help, it should not be used alone or as a sole means of defense against the COVID-19 virus. Instead, in conjunction with staying home, limiting trips to run essential errands, and other local, state, and federal guidelines and recommendations.
For local COVID-19 information, visit https://health.mesacounty.us/covid19/.
For state COVID-19 information, visit https://covid19.colorado.gov/.