Keep bedding, under garments, towels and your cloths clean. Rinse wash cloths well after use, and hang them and towels to dry. Never share wash cloths and towels with others. Change your under garments every day. Change bedding once every one to two weeks. When you hit gym make sure to wear clean cloths and clean socks. Do not share your towels with anyone.
For girls: During your menstrual cycle change your pad a few times throughout the day, or when it becomes saturated or uncomfortable. Pads are available in different absorbencies to work best with your period flow level. It is also recommended to change your pad before bed and when you wake up