Infection Control & First Aid Blog

Filthy Screen? Make it Clean with the NEW Safetec Device Wipe

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/16/18 8:45 AM / by Dana Szymkowiak posted in New Products

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Refresh your device wherever you go

BUFFALO, NY – Safetec of America, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of their new Device Wipe. These ready to use pre-moistened wipes safely sanitize and remove dirt, grime, smudges, and fingerprints from all plastic, glass, and touchscreen surfaces.

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Keep First Aid In Mind - During Springtime

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/11/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in First Aid

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We all have heard the saying “April showers bring May flowers” but what else can springtime bring? For those of us that live in the north, we are dying to get out of the house by the time March and April come around. Often, we don’t think twice about the possible injuries that can happen just from walking out your front door.

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Give Your Customers The Personal Care They Need

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/4/18 8:45 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Promotional Kits

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Safetec’s Personal Care Kit is perfect for any occasion. It does not matter who your customers are; everyone can benefit from this kit. If you are a healthcare or dental office, this would be the perfect gift to say, “Thank you” and “We care about you.” This is also the ideal product to promote your business. These kits can be personalized with your logo and slogan as long as it fits within the template. (Contact us for details on our private label process for these promotional kits).

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Can We Protect You During Your Outdoor Adventures?

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/26/18 9:30 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Promotional Kits

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Do your customers love the outdoors? Safetec of America, Inc. has the perfect promotional product for you. Whether it is a ski trip, hiking trip, or the construction site, the Outdoor Kit has most of everything you need.

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No One Is Safe From The Flu

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/21/18 8:45 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Influenza Season, Cold and Flu

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One might think because they got the flu once already this season that they are in the clear. But that isn't quite the case for this year. There are two types of flu circulating, flu A and flu B. Within both type A and B, there are two subtypes for each influenza. Essentially, there are four different types of the flu this season that someone can get.

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Can Floodwaters Put You At Risk For Infection?

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/12/18 8:45 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Infection Control, Infection Prevention, Disease

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We all know how devastating hurricanes can be for a city. Flooding destroys homes and businesses, leaving people without jobs and places to live for days, even months, at a time. One of the most recent hurricanes, Hurricane Harvey, may cause more issues than structural damage to the people of Houston, Texas.

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History of Influenza: How Far Back Does It Go?

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/7/18 8:45 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Influenza Season

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There have been many pandemics of the flu in the recent past. But how far back can we track influenza? Since the symptoms of the flu are similar to other respiratory diseases, it is hard to decipher the two throughout history. Influenza comes from the Latin language meaning "influence," referring to the cause of the disease.

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How Did the Flu Impact the Winter Olympics?

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/1/18 9:15 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Cold and Flu

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According to the CDC, the flu is now an epidemic. This season’s flu was just as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago. But how far is the flu spreading? There are reports of the flu in North Korea and South Korea to be just as bad as the United States. Of those people visiting their health care providers in South Korea, 60%- 70% have reported influenza-like illness. In North Korea, 126,574 people had flu-like symptoms, while 81,640 were confirmed. With North Korea carrying a deadly strain of the seasonal flu, there have been four reported deaths caused by influenza. One death was an adult, while three were children under the age of five.

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What Are Cold-Related Illnesses?

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/21/18 8:45 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy

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No matter where you live, chilling temperatures can have a severe effect on the human body. Cold-related illnesses and injuries can be very painful. Everyone should be aware of the following possibilities.

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What Causes Chapped Lips?

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/15/18 9:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Safetec Products, Personal Care

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The Winter season is best known for cold temperatures and chapped lips. Chapped lips can be painful due to dryness, cracking, flaking, tenderness, itchiness, and soreness. These are all common because of poor lip care practices.

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