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Infection Prevention Week – How to be a good Visitor

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If the person you are visiting in the hospital is on “isolation precautions,” talk to the nurse before entering the room to find out what steps you will have to take, such as wearing a mask or other protective clothing.

In the hospital, isolation precautions are used to help stop the spread of germs from one person to another. The goal is to protect patients, their families, other visitors, and healthcare workers—and stop germs from spreading across a healthcare setting.

There are three different types of isolation precautions … CLICK HERE to read the entire article.

Thank you IPIC.org

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