The well-established fact that fetuses will, in utero, touch their fetal hands to fetal faces has led to scientific inquiry. One recent study. Touching your face is a habit that most of us have. We brush the hair from our eyes, scratch our noses, rest our chins in our hands multiple times throughout. We touch our faces countless times every day. An itchy nose, tired eyes, wiping your mouth with the back of your hand are all things we. And every time you touch your hands to your face, you increase the risk of infection. But keeping our hands off our faces is easier said than. One of the more difficult challenges in public health has been to teach people to wash their hands frequently and to stop touching the facial. These pathogens can be picked up by our hands and get into the body through mucous membranes on the face — eyes, nose, and mouth — that act. To help prevent infections, keep your hands away from your eyes, nose, and mouth especially during the COVID pandemic. Why? Step one: awareness · Observe others: Noticing how and when others touch their face might cue you in to your own habits. · Use a scented hand soap. In overt videography of a post-graduate office, students spent 9% of their time touching their own hair, face, neck, and shoulders (HFNS). These. Frequencies of contacts to the face are often used in exposure modeling to quantify a dose and subsequent health risk [7,8,9,10,11]. However.