Saskia v. Popescu, PhD, MPH, MA, CIC

Articles

Reasons for Shorter Quarantines Need to be Explained

January 11, 2021

The coming months will be telling in terms of how we approach quarantine and the implications of shortened quarantine periods. While it might be easier for people to adhere to, there is still concern for disease transmission.

What Infection Preventionists Can Expect in 2021

December 31, 2020

2021 will likely mean a mixture of things for infection preventionists (IPs). First, a focused effort on vaccine education. While this is a larger effort, IPs have always played a significant role in education and answering questions while rounding on the units and clinics.

How COVID-19 Vaccination Effort Should Proceed

December 22, 2020

When it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations, it’s important to consider ancillary staff. Employees in environmental services, lab, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, and food services who have been working in high-risk areas.