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George Practice

3 Trefoil Square, Gloucester Ln, George Central, 6529

Opening Hours

Mon - Thu: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 3pm
Sat - Sun: CLOSED
24 Dec - 2 Jan: CLOSED

044-874-2741

George
Fax : 044 874 6299

admin@drsvanderspuy.co.za

George
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Handwashing fun facts

 

  • 80% of communicable diseases are transferred by touch.
  • The most critical times for handwashing are before preparing food and after going to the bathroom.
  • Only 20% of people wash their hands before preparing food.
  • Less than 75% of women and less than 50% of men wash their hands after going to the bathroom.
  • Every time a toilet is flushed with the lid up, a fine mist containing bacteria such as E. Coli and Staph is spread over an area of 6 square meters. The area around sinks in public bathrooms is 90% covered in such bacteria.
  • The recommended washing time is 15 seconds. The ideal washing time is 30 seconds.
  • For every 15 seconds spent washing hands, 10 times more bacteria is removed.
  • Damp hands are 1,000x more likely to spread bacteria than dry hands.
  • Only 20% of people dry their hands after washing.
  • Re-usable cloth towels harbor millions of bacteria.
  • Disposable paper towels are the most sanitary means of drying hands.

 

What is the one thing you can do to stay healthy? Wash your hands!

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Hours

  • Mon - Thu8:00 - 17:00
  • Fri8:00 - 15:00
  • Sat - SunClosed
  • HolidaysClosed
  • 24 Dec - 2 JanClosed
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Welcome! We are two dedicated doctors offering a full-service family practice situated in the centre of George on the beautiful Garden Route. We are eager to optimize the health of patients in and around George, as well as the surrounding area. Our doctors collaborate in order to meet the health needs of the whole family, from baby-care to care of the elderly, in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. We regard our role as being family doctors, concerned with care and support to each member of the family. Being familiar with the personal and family history of each patient, ensures that we will be able to give high quality care and service.

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