Infection control best practices for healthcare facilities

Limiting patient visitors helps keep the virus from entering healthcare facilities


Infection preventionists have developed several best practices for tackling COVID, according to an article on the Health Leaders website. 

  • These practices include:
  • Using telehealth for routine medical care and assessing symptoms 
  • Using personal protective equipment, including masking and eye protection
  • Limiting patient visitors helps keep the virus from entering healthcare facilities
  • Eliminating waiting rooms.  Patients can wait in their cars for appointments.

Read the article.

 

 



July 22, 2020


Topic Area: Infection Control


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