Prevention

The Infection Control Today® prevention page contains news and information on the latest updates on all facets of infection prevention. From vaccinations and immunizations to controlling air and water flow in a health care system, preventing infections falls not only on the infection prevention staff, but on all who interact within the hospital, from environmental services teams to those planning and building new construction.

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Low Vaccination Concerns Highlight Need for Fall and Winter 2023 Vaccination Campaigns

September 28th 2023

Cases of COVID-19, RSV, and influenza are expected to rise this fall and winter season; yet, the number of people who plan on getting the vaccines for each of the infections remains low, according to the NFID announcement today.

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Evolving Symptomatology: Respiratory Viruses in the Era of COVID-19 Variants

September 27th 2023

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I’m Not Just an Infection Preventionist

September 26th 2023

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Poll: What Minimum Educational Requirement Should Infection Preventionists Have?

September 25th 2023

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How to Prepare For Possible “Tripledemic” of RSV, Influenza, and SARS-CoV-2

September 25th 2023

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