#17: Stay Away from Those Communal Germs
Let’s talk about another major source of bacteria that most people don’t consider: the dreaded communal tap. We’ve all been there, washing our hands in a public bathroom, only to be faced with the daunting task of turning off the tap without contaminating our freshly washed hands. But fear not, as there’s a simple solution.
Use the paper towel you dried your hands with to turn off the tap. That’s right, no need to sacrifice your hard-earned hygiene to the communal tap gods. By using the same paper towel to turn off the tap, you’ll be minimizing your exposure to any unwanted germs or bacteria lurking on the faucet. So, next time you’re faced with the dreaded communal tap, remember this simple tip courtesy of this Reddit user.