Dry skin is a pesky irritation that, for many, signals winter is well under way.
But Dr. Vicki Whitacre of the Zanesville- Muskingum County Health Department said it can also make you sick.
"You want to avoid a lot of cracking," she said. "You can get an infections and get into real problems with infection in your skin if you don't take care of it."
During cold and flu season continous washing of hands or using hand sanitizer can also dry out hands...