Top 10 ways to prevent infection in the New Year

Each month, the APIC Communications Committee updates the “Monthly alerts for consumers” page of with consumer-focused infection prevention information. This page provides consumers with useful tips and information on their role in stopping the transmission of infection.

In honor of the New Year, this month’s author, Irena L. Kenneley, PhD, APRN-BC, CIC, has created a “Top 10 list” of infection prevention resolutions. Beyond the obvious—steering clear of runny noses and hacking coughs—Kenneley presents some other practical ways of staying infection-free. 

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