Infection Control & First Aid Blog

Playgrounds Are Germ Breeding Grounds

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/8/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Germs

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It is hard to know precisely what germs we come across during our daily routine. At home, we know what has been disinfected and what hasn’t been, but how often are playgrounds disinfected? Our children are playing on equipment that may be carrying harmful germs and not even know it. There are many steps you can to take to avoid harmful bacteria at the playground.

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Where Are The Germ Hot Spots?

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/16/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Germs

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How often do you come across a situation where you think to yourself, “I wish I had hand sanitizer with me right now.”? There are a countless number of times when I get caught without hand sanitizer or disinfecting wipes and instantly regret it.

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How Do Dirty Hands Spread Germs?

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/8/17 8:45 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Germs, Hand Hygiene

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Flu season may run from October to April each year; but germs have no season. They can be found nearly anywhere at any time.

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