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The cameras can scan whoever crosses their path, alerting users instantly if an elevated temperature is present
In normal, pre-Covid-19 times, that would be a large supply. Now, not so much.
The hospital has had mold issues for nearly 20 years and has been linked to seven deaths
Many healthcare facilities use porous mattresses that may allow the virus to enter the medium and contaminate them
Focus on cleaning and disinfecting common areas where staff and others providing services might come into contact with ill persons
Coronavirus can remain on surfaces long after a patient infects a certain area or item
South Korea has incorporated hospital infection control as a core component of its national COVID-19 containment strategy
Document came about two weeks after the White House reportedly tabled the guidelines
The shelter can be made ready to take patients within four or five days
Shelter hospitals have higher risks of nosocomial infection than general hospitals
Online platforms have emerged to match hospitals that need masks, gowns and ventilators with those that have extras
Syracuse hospital told nurses it was no longer necessary to wear N95 masks and that surgical masks are enough
Residents have frequent contact with staff and the environment outside of their rooms
Photographer is documenting the coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of patients and staff
State and healthcare leaders eliminated 20,000 hospital beds over the past two decades
The orders require nursing homes and assisted-living facilities to allow the Florida Department of Health into their buildings for infection control and conducting COVID-19 testing
Autumn Oaks Assisted Living in Slinger once faced four active cases of coronavirus
Currently, superbugs cause twice as many deaths in the U.S. as they did six years ago
Hand washing can be useless if people have to touch unclean surfaces
Some industry officials and infection-control experts are worried that moving too fast could increase the risks
Reopening will be difficult with the threat of more infection
A more limited effort wasn’t activated until mid-April, long after major outbreaks had already taken hold
Long-term care facilities are the overlooked epicenters of the pandemic.
Legionnaires’ disease remains a top priority in effective plumbing and restroom maintenance
The COVID-only wings will be cordoned off from the rest of the facilities and have their own entrances and dedicated staff
The priority has shifted to nursing homes, where most of the state’s COVID-19 deaths have occurred
The longterm care industry's residents and workers are currently overwhelmed by the coronavirus
One agency of the federal government is allowing for 20 cycles of cleaning for a single mask. Another suggests three.
30 National Guardsmen recently sanitize the Phoebe Putney Hospital cancer center
Hand-washing is better even without soap
A new technology can now be incorporated in a traditional LED panel fixture using nanometer materials for antiseptic and anti-virus air-cleaning
Hospitals are trying to keep pace with COVID-19 and the resulting drug-resistant secondary bacterial infections
Only 52 percent of those surveyed said that owners of healthcare projects always or often required construction teams to receive training
The medical tents can be connected to the hospital’s electric power but also include a generator
The cleaning chamber began operating in early May
A study found that EMS practiced hand hygiene before patient contact in just 7 percent of assessments
Investigators found that the appliance can decontaminate cloth masks
FEMA is sending 85 refrigerated trucks
Banning visitors, new rules for infection control and increased testing haven’t stopped spread of COVID-19
Network segmentation, or social distancing for your medical devices
Nonwoven fabrics are key in the battle to prevent the spread of infection
Healthcare providers only wash or sanitize their hands about half as much as they should
Relatively shallow bowls and aerators can spread microbes
Fog can reach hard-to-reach areas that are not practical to reach with a wiper
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