Infection Control & Prevention

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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01/07/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

What is the Swiss Cheese Model of Infection Prevention?

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us several painful lessons. As of December 2020, the United States is experiencing more than 200,000 cases per day and a new high of 3,000 deaths per day. Initial vaccine…
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12/17/20 By Dana Szymkowiak

Can COVID-19 Precautions Impact the 2020-2021 Flu Season?

It’s been over 100 years since the last major pandemic swept the world, forcing protective measures and human behavior changes to curb the spread. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring tragedy and changes to our…
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