This antimicrobial tool will help you not directly touch things in the ‘new normal’

The COVID-19 pandemic has dawned on the era that many of us call the ‘new normal.’

In the new normal, we would most likely continue to practice the safety protocols set during the lockdown. These include trying to stay at home when travel is non-essential, wearing a face mask in public places, practicing proper social distancing, and washing your hands as often as needed.

With these new practices, new inventions come to light to help us cope with the new normal.

One simple yet notable invention is the Hygiene Hand.

Photo from: StatGear on Kickstarter

New York-based tactical gear company StatGear launched a Kickstarter for this product. Hygiene Hand is a simple every day carry (EDC) keychain tool that can be used to avoid directly touching surfaces shared with the public like elevator buttons, ATM keypads, and door handles.

According to its Kickstarter page:

The world is changing and we have to start adapting to a new, more germ-conscious way of living. Designed by a retired NY City Paramedic, the Hygiene Hand is made entirely from a solid piece of brass which is inherently antimicrobial, to help decrease the spreading of germs while performing some of your everyday tasks.

Hygiene Hand is made from brass, which is a sustainable and 100% recyclable material, according to StatGear.

Photo from: StatGear on Kickstarter

Pledge price starts at $21 (P1,047).

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