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LTC Facilities Face Unique Infection Control Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic

November 29, 2022

Integrating home and community, long-term care facilities are supposed to be a haven for patients and their families. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping the patients and the staff safe was a constant battle. An infection preventionist who lived through it discusses the challenges at her facility.

Have You Recovered From COVID-19, or Just Survived?

October 14, 2022

The additive effects of long COVID-19 with repeat infections, combined with the long-term persistence of long COVID-19 systems, does not bode well for the United States’ workforce. N95 masks, vaccines, boosters, and improvements in ventilation are keys to prevention.

How Far Do Water Droplets From Sterile Processing Procedures Travel?

October 13, 2022

During Sterile Processing Week, ICT® recognizes the job of sterile processing personnel as highly skilled labor in an uncomfortable work environment. It is also dangerous to those individuals who may pass through the room the sterile processing personnel are working in.