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Effectiveness of UVC Disinfection in a Long-term Care Facility


Long-term care (LTC), assisted living and rehabilitation facilities present a unique challenge to infection prevention. One reason being that residents are much more mobile than patients in a hospital, and also because there are many more common or shared spaces. Also to consider are hospital readmissions via cross infection and

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Posted 07.15.20
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The Unsung Heroes at Regional Medical Center

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At Regional Medical Center in Georgia, the Environmental Services team is working behind the scenes to ensure the facility is as clean as possible for staff and guests. Joselito Tabora, director of environmental services, said surface disinfection is a priority at RMC since germs and viruses can live anywhere. “After

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Posted 07.08.20
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UPMC is working hard to protect its staff and patients from germs

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UPMC is working hard to ensure its staff is providing care in the cleanest environment possible and that families are comfortable in the facility. In addition to manual cleaning and hand hygiene, UPMC’s campuses are utilizing UVC disinfection as an added layer of protection against germs and pathogens. “We want to

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Posted 07.01.20
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Supplemental Disinfection with UVC: A University-based Health System Experience


The University of Wisconsin Health is serious about providing the cleanest environment for patient care including broad utilization of a sporicidal disinfectant, an established antibiotic stewardship program and a quality assurance program for monitoring cleaning of high touch surfaces. The health system also utilizes UVC disinfection as an added layer

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Posted 06.24.20
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EVS teams: The unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic

In addition to the nurses, doctors and other health care professionals who are on the frontlines of caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, Environmental Services teams are going the extra mile to ensure health care facilities are as clean as possible. “Some people might think of Environmental Services as janitors,”

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Posted 06.17.20
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