News you can use: Avian Influenza
January 25, 2023
With the price of eggs you would think that chickens have all given up on the world and found an...
Backwoods Camping Hand Hygiene Tips
May 24, 2022
Spring is in the air, and I must admit to having a bad case of spring fever. I yearn to...
How the Pandemic has Impacted Public Health Hand Hygiene: Product Demand and Product Safety
April 13, 2022
While hand hygiene has been a mainstay in healthcare infection prevention, the focus on this practice has been heightened in...
Who Brought the Sauce? Prevention of Foodborne Illness During the Holidays
November 9, 2021
As we once again approach the holiday season, we gather with friends and family bringing holiday cheer, friendship, lots of...
WHO and Infection Prevention and Control in the Primary Care Setting: Guiding IP (Programs) Along the Continuum of Care
October 14, 2021
Infection prevention and control (IPC) efforts in the acute care setting have proven imperative to patient safety initiatives and good...
Mitigating Risk of Endemic MRSA and VRE Transmission with the Discontinuation of Contact Precautions: Looking at the Issue
February 22, 2021
Infection Prevention expert, Joan Hebden, discusses the recommendations for patient management of endemic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) with contact precautions in part one of this two-part blog.
Hand Hygiene Compliance in a Non-Compliant World
April 28, 2019
We all know that hand hygiene is a cornerstone of infection prevention and the “wash your hands” slogan is synonymous...