Infection Control & Prevention

12/09/22 By Dana Szymkowiak

The Winter Tripledemic: What it is and How to Stay Safe

Winter is here, which means cold, frigid temperatures are forcing more people to stay inside. As we socialize indoors, visiting family and friends for the holidays, we’re spending more time together in enclosed spaces which…
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10/06/22 By Dana Szymkowiak

Everything You Need to Know About Monkeypox

Back in July, the World Health Organization (WHO) publicly declared the current monkeypox outbreak as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). With the challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic still looming, many wonder how…
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11/11/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Controlling the Situation with Red Z®

Accidents can happen anywhere, and when they do, they can result in injuries. It’s impossible to predict when and where an accident may occur, that’s why it’s important that all facilities, no matter the industry,…
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10/14/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

How to Clean Up Blood

It’s inevitable; accidents happen, and you may need to manage a situation that requires careful attention- like the cleanup of bodily fluids. One of the most potentially hazardous substances to clean up is blood. Accidents…
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06/24/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Surface Disinfection: There’s More To It.

Microorganisms are some of the tiniest biological organisms known, but we’ve become far more aware of them in the wake of a global pandemic. As a result, we’ve become suspicious of surfaces in public spaces…
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06/03/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Another Virus to Investigate?

As the United States reopens after months of lockdown and restrictions during the global coronavirus pandemic, another virus is resurging. It’s a very contagious virus that passes between people easily. You may know it as…
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05/06/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that occur while receiving health care. Patients with medical devices (central lines, urinary catheters, ventilators) or who undergo surgical procedures are at risk of acquiring HAIs. HAIs continue to be…
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02/25/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

How Long Are Germs Infectious on Surfaces You Touch? Part 2

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02/18/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

How Long Do Germs Live on Surfaces You Touch? Part 1

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01/28/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Are You Actually Killing Germs; Part 2

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01/21/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Are You Actually Killing Germs; Part 1

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01/14/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

What can we expect from 2021?

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