Clean your home to prevent winter illness

As colder weather settles in and we spend more time indoors in enclosed spaces, it is time to think about winterizing our homes and cleaning dust and dirt which carry germs. A few simple tips can make the daunting task easier and provide for a cleaner environment for you and your family — limiting the spread of cold and flu germs and other types of infections.

APIC offers some tips to get you started. This month’s alert was developed by Sharon Jacobs, RN, MS, CIC, a member of the APIC Communications Committee. The Communications Committee updates the “Monthly alerts for consumers” page of on a regular basis. Read this article