Infection Control

How to Stop the Flu Virus at Your Door with Healthy Habit Hacks

You know the drill. It’s flu season, so you’re stocking up on Lysol wipes, hand sanitizer, and DayQuil (just in case!). Other than being obsessive [...]

By |2018-12-10T01:20:41+00:00January 15th, 2019|Best Cleaning Practices, Education, Family, Infection Control, Residential Disinfection|Comments Off on How to Stop the Flu Virus at Your Door with Healthy Habit Hacks

What Are Ebola & Marburg Virus? Advice for International Travelers

While you may be familiar with the most prominent diseases in your hometown – like the flu, E. coli, C. Diff, or strep throat, for [...]

By |2018-12-10T01:08:44+00:00January 8th, 2019|Healthcare, Infection Control|Comments Off on What Are Ebola & Marburg Virus? Advice for International Travelers

How Long Does a Virus Last on Inanimate Surfaces?

You work hard to keep your home clean and free of harmful germs. And it’s not an easy task! In fact, one instance of hand [...]

By |2018-12-10T00:37:53+00:00December 18th, 2018|Best Cleaning Practices, Family, Infection Control, Residential Disinfection|Comments Off on How Long Does a Virus Last on Inanimate Surfaces?

5 Not-So-Obvious Ways Nurses & Healthcare Professionals Can Help Stop the Spread of the Flu

Every year, America’s healthcare professionals treat millions of people affected by the flu. Doctors, nurses, and other staff members naturally have an altruistic interest in [...]

By |2018-11-11T12:51:14+00:00December 4th, 2018|Healthcare, Infection Control|Comments Off on 5 Not-So-Obvious Ways Nurses & Healthcare Professionals Can Help Stop the Spread of the Flu

What Are Healthcare-Associated Infections & Are You At Risk?

In the 21st century, doctors and healthcare professionals have developed revolutionary ways of protecting patient health. From advanced sanitization methods to safely sterilizing tools and [...]

By |2018-11-11T12:13:44+00:00November 20th, 2018|Healthcare, Infection Control|Comments Off on What Are Healthcare-Associated Infections & Are You At Risk?

Infection Control for Individuals with Weakened Immune Systems

Your immune system’s job is to keep you safe from infectious diseases. Think of it as your own personal infection control expert. However, if you’re [...]

By |2018-11-11T11:40:03+00:00November 13th, 2018|Family, Infection Control, Residential Disinfection|Comments Off on Infection Control for Individuals with Weakened Immune Systems

Protecting Education at its Core & What Parents Can Do to Help

We hear about it in the news every week: Teachers aren’t paid enough. Schools are making cuts. Students take too many tests. Education funding is [...]

By |2018-11-03T20:29:18+00:00November 6th, 2018|Education, Family, Infection Control|Comments Off on Protecting Education at its Core & What Parents Can Do to Help

4 Small Steps to Make a Big Impact on Preventing the Flu

In a busy healthcare facility full of patients, you have countless tasks vying for your attention. During the flu season, the urgent care and emergency [...]

By |2018-11-02T18:47:15+00:00October 30th, 2018|Healthcare, Infection Control|Comments Off on 4 Small Steps to Make a Big Impact on Preventing the Flu

C. Diff: What Is It & How to Stop the Spread of Infection

  Arm Yourself with Knowledge in the Fight Against Infection   If you have an infant or a family member who is immunocompromised or elderly, [...]

By |2018-10-22T16:47:11+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Best Cleaning Practices, Family, Healthcare, Infection Control, Residential Disinfection|Comments Off on C. Diff: What Is It & How to Stop the Spread of Infection