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