Focus: Infection Control

Should facility laundries 'own' infection prevention textiles?

September 25, 2019

Infection prevention microfiber textile products should no longer be purchased and owned by environmental services, according to an article on the Infection Control Today website.

Instead, the laundry/linen department or contractor must take on the responsibility of providing infection prevention microfiber products.

In the case of a hospital-operated laundry, they get the infection prevention textiles. 

In the case of a contracted laundry, ownership of the EVS textiles — like the other textiles — should be theirs.

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