Infection Control & First Aid Blog

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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Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes Have Scary Potential

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/9/17 8:45 AM / by Morgan Bedford posted in Disease

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According to a new CDC report published in the Journal of Medical Entomology on September 21, 2017, more than 75 percent of the United States is at risk of an outbreak of mosquito-borne diseases.

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