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Preventing Infections In Long-term Care Settings

With this at-risk population, prevention and overall cleanliness are critical.

Long-term care facilities function as both a healthcare facility and a home for their residents, meaning that the environment needs to be clean as well as disinfected.


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Instituting An Infection Control Program

Management suggestions and steps to help make a facility safer.

An infection control plan becomes a guide to answer the basic questions of who, what, when, where, how and why.


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Infection Control Webcast: Meet the presenters

Learn more about the presenters for our upcoming Infection Control Tips And Timesavers critical issue webcast.


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From the magazine: Bioburden in restrooms

Industry experts discussed the state of the public restroom and explored the cleaning challenges that these rooms offer.


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March 2014 Feature

Preventing Dangerous Restroom Conditions

Cleaning steps professionals can take to make these trouble areas safe for occupants.

Despite being a top priority, reducing bioburden in the restroom is a tough job in an already challenging environment.


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February 2014 A Clean Sweep

It's Better If You Don’t

Workers may be tempted to go into work even when they are sick, but by staying home, they’re doing everyone else a favor.

As the seasons change from summer to fall, and with winter now in full swing, something else is knocking down the door of offices, schools and businesses everywhere: Cold and flu season.


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January 2014 Feature 3

Prevention Proves Key During Cold And Flu Season

Vaccines and diligent hand hygiene are important measures to decrease the spread of infection.

It is this time of year that the public must be especially aware of the information provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Foundation of Infectious Diseases and other public health organizations and follow through on their suggestions.


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October 2013 Feature 5

Effective Steps To Stop Restroom Germs

Properly addressing factors that can make restrooms unsanitary.

Public restrooms have a reputation for being unsanitary, germy hotspots. This is because many people do not wash their hands properly and spread germs to highly-touched surfaces like sink faucets, door handles and paper towel dispensers.


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October 2013 Feature 3

Restrooms As Hygiene War Rooms?

Winning the fight against bacteria.

Reducing the spread of bacteria can be one of the biggest challenges that face the building and custodial service industry. Few places can impact this as much as the restroom.


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The five top tips for infection control

Color coding, matting systems, hand washing and proper training can all contribute to an effective infection control program.


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