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  • Operation Suds

    Fun activities to teach children healthy actions.

    Operation Suds is an interactive program developed to teach children about handwashing. Designed for grades K-6, materials are available through the Health Department.

    The program consists of:

    • A brief discussion about the importance of handwashing.
    • A short animated video.
    • A special blacklight activity designed to test each student’s handwashing ability.

    Students will learn about:

    • What germs are.
    • Where germs hide.
    • When to wash hands.
    • How to wash hands.

    The program takes about 45 minutes to complete.

    Reserve Operation Suds materials using the form below or call (253) 649-1417 for more information.


    Wash Your Hands Lesson Materials

    Reserve Operation Suds Materials

    Handwash stickers, pencil and wristband.

    Pierce County residents, businesses, schools and camps can check out Operation Suds handwashing education materials for free.

    To reserve materials, complete and submit the form below.

    We will contact you within 3 business days to confirm your reservation.

    Pick up reserved materials at Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department at 3629 South D Street in Tacoma.


    Call (253) 649-1417.

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