Comply with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) hand hygiene guidelines.

What It Means
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidelines for hand-washing that have been shown to reduce the potential for the spread of infection and disease in hospitalized patients.

Why It Is Important
Doctors, nurses, dentists and other health care providers come into contact with lots of bacteria and viruses. Proper hand-washing is important to avoid the spread of contagious diseases and infections.

Close Window