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Environmental cleaning

Health care-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that occur as a result of health care interventions in any health care setting where care is delivered. Contamination of the patient/resident environment influences the influence the incidence of infection in hospitals and other health care settings.
-PIDAC Best Practices Manual

Proper environmental cleaning and disinfection will help reduce the number of microorganisms thereby impacting the occurrence of health care acquired infections.


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For more information and to speak to a member of the Infection Control team, call the Infectious Disease Line at 519-539-9800 x3500.