Is tap water safe to use for hand washing?


 Yes. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends that Americans continue to use and drink tap water as usual. According to the CDC, washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds helps prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

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1. Can the COVID-19 virus spread through drinking water?
2. Is my Stafford County drinking water safe?
3. What is VDH doing to help protect my drinking water?
4. Do I need to boil my drinking water?
5. Is tap water safe to use for hand washing?
6. If I want more information about my drinking water or have concerns about it, who should I contact?