Weekly Rounds: Educator of the Year Award, Long COVID, Norovirus, and More

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Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending September 10, 2023.

Weekly Rounds with Infection Control Today

Here are 5 highlights from Infection Control Today®'s (ICT®’s) wide-ranging coverage of the infection prevention and control world. Everything from interviews with known opinion leaders to the news that infection preventionists and other health care professionals can use on their jobs.

Health Watch USA's 17th Annual Conference: Exploring Long COVID's Impact on Patients, Workers, and Society

Health Watch USA’s annual conference will examine many aspects of long COVID with speakers from across the globe on November 1, 2023, from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM EST.

Read more about the long COVID conference on Nov 1

IPC Today Hot Topics: COVID-19 Readiness, Meningococcal Outbreak, and Norovirus

In this Hot Topics in IPC, Saskia v. Popescu, PhD, MPH, MA, CIC, FAPIC, discusses whether masks need to return for COVID-19, Virginia’s outbreak, and interesting articles to read.

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Infection Control Today's Educator of the Year Award

Infection Control Today® is honored to announce it is reviving the Infection Control Today’s Educator of the Year Award™. For more information, please listen to Linda Spaulding, RN, CIC, the 2003 Winner of the Infection Control Today’s Educator of the Year Award.

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Original mRNA Vaccines Helped Protect Children Against COVID-19-Associated ED Visits

According to a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the original COVID-19 monovalent and bivalent vaccines helped reduce emergency department or urgent care encounters for children aged 6 months to 5 years.

read about mRNA vaccines helping protect children

Turning Crisis Into Catalyst: An IP’s Perspective on Leveraging Insights From the COVID-19 Pandemic to Enhance IPC Program Operations

A long-time infection preventionist uses her experience through the COVID-19 pandemic to illustrate how collaborative IPC strategies can lead to efficiency and promote patient safety. She further uses this experience to recommend what she believes helps strengthen IPC programs during a crisis.

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