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12/21/16 By cypressnorth

Cleaning For Infection Prevention: Enterovirus D68

Continuing on with our “Cleaning for Infection Prevention” series, our topic is now Enterovirus D68. Many people may refer to this virus as Non-Polio Enterovirus. 
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12/15/16 By cypressnorth

Cleaning For Infection Control: Ebola in Healthcare Setting

 
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09/02/16 By cypressnorth

Are You Cleaning Your Hands The Right Way?

Probably not! Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you have been washing your hands wrong for your entire life. Hard to believe, but it’s true. Think back to when you were taught…
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08/01/16 By cypressnorth

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Did you know that there is an entire month designated to immunizations? If not, we have all of the information that you have been missing out on for all these years. National Immunization Awareness Month…
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04/22/16 By cypressnorth

Zika Virus 101

CDC and OSHA Issue Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure to Zika Virus    
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03/11/16 By cypressnorth

CDC: Avoid Mosquito Bites

Mosquito bites can be more than just annoying and itchy. They can make you really sick. Protect yourself and your family when traveling overseas. Wearing insect repellent is the best way to prevent diseases spread…
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01/05/16 By cypressnorth

CDC Says Take 3 Actions to Fight The Flu

Take time to get a flu vaccine. Take everyday preventative actions to stop spread of germs. Take flu antiviral drugs if your doctor prescribes them. To learn more visit the CDC website for further detail.
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12/03/15 By cypressnorth

CDC Joins Investigation as Dengue Fever Cases in Hawaii Tops 100

Health officials in Hawaii are getting help from the CDC to control the ongoing outbreak of dengue fever on the Big Island.
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11/03/15 By cypressnorth

CDC Releases Combined Summary of Notifiable Infectious, Noninfectious Diseases

Notifiable diseases and conditions are those for which regular, frequent, and timely information is necessary for prevention and control.
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10/26/15 By cypressnorth

What You Should Know for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices 2015-16 recently published a report on the upcoming flu season. Here’s what you should know.
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01/07/15 By cypressnorth

CDC: Flu Activity Expands; Severity Similar to Past H3N2 Seasons

CDC recommends vaccination and rapid treatment with antiviral drugs for people at high risk from flu
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10/06/14 By cypressnorth

CDC Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Known or Suspected Ebola Patients in U.S. Hospitals

HAND HYGIENE• HCP (Healthcare Personnel) should perform hand hygiene frequently, including before and after all patient contact, contact with potentially infectious material, and before putting on and upon removal of PPE, including gloves.
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