JohnsonDiversey launches infection control website
November 24, 2009
STURTEVANT, WI — JohnsonDiversey Inc. recently launched www.outbreakcontrol.com, a one-stop resource for managing infection risk in schools, health care settings and other commercial spaces, according to a press release.
According to the release, the website provides comprehensive information regarding infectious diseases as well as best practices to manage outbreaks, reduce risk and minimize the spread of infection.
In addition to prevention tips and disinfection and cleaning procedures, www.outbreakcontrol.com features an interactive, "Ask an Expert" question and answer forum where visitors can have their questions answered by Drs. Dale Grinstead and Jose Ramirez, JohnsonDiversey''s infection control experts, the release stated.
JohnsonDiversey President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ed Lonergan said: "The global H1N1 pandemic has raised social and individual consciousness on the importance of visibly maintaining healthy, hygienic public environments. Our understanding of disease, infection and cleaning and hygiene practices needed to minimize their spread makes us uniquely qualified to provide a platform for public awareness and education."
The site will host topic-specific videos to demonstrate the essential elements of infection control and provides links to JohnsonDiversey''s infection control information in 14 languages, the release noted.
JohnsonDiversey''s infection control team will regularly post the most up-to-date public health information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the World Health Organization (WHO), which will enable visitors to find all updated public health content instantaneously and in one location, the release added.
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