The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides free handwashing signs online at CDC.gov. Click the CDC A Z tab at the top of the homepage, select the letter H, and click the Handwashing link. The Health Promotion Materials link under the Handwashing Resources heading directs individuals to the Health Promotion Materials page where the Posters link is located.
Handwashing posters are grouped into three categories: Handwashing General Posters, Handwashing After Touching Animals and Cough Etiquette. Sample general poster titles include Keep Calm and Wash Your Hands, One Trillion Germs, Stop Germs Stay Healthy Wash Your Hands and Don't Let What Happened to Me Happen to You.
Examples of poster titles under the Handwashing After Touching Animals heading include Handwashing After Visiting an Animal Exhibit, Don't Play Chicken With Your Health, Handwashing After Feeding and Handling Reptiles, and Tips for Keeping People and Pets Healthy and Safe from Germs in Pet Food. Under the Cough Etiquette heading, the poster title is Cover Your Cough.
The CDC posters are available in multiple languages and in various sizes. Other organizations, including the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Minnesota Department of Health, also offer free handwashing posters on their respective websites; however, the posters include agency information.