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COVID-19

Influenza Season Persists Across the US

CDC reports elevated flu activity with regional increases hinting at a prolonged season.

Strategic Handwashing Ramps Up During Virus Outbreaks

Survey reveals Americans’ adaptive hygiene behaviors in response to health alerts.

Respiratory Illness Levels High to Very High Across US

Flu is rising and driving most of the current hospitalizations.

SC Johnson Professional Offers Tips for National Handwashing Awareness Week

Use the first week of December to promote healthy hand hygiene in your facility.

Organization Grades Hospitals on Their Level of Safety

Searchable online guide assigns letter grades to nearly 3,000 general hospitals.

CDC Expands Disease Surveillance at Key Airports Ahead of Holidays

Expanded program aims to prevent outbreaks through early detection.

Number of US Individuals Getting Updated COVID-19 Shots Decreasing

Global Handwashing Day Highlights Need for Good Hand Hygiene

Washing hands with soap and water effectively prevents viruses and diseases.

APIC Expresses Concern Over Public Health Funding Cuts

The reductions could threaten America’s ability to fight future infectious diseases.

FDA Authorizes Use of Updated COVID-19 Vaccines

The updated vaccines are designed to protect the public from current variants.

Mask Mandates Making a Comeback in Parts of US

As reported cases of COVID-19 rise, so are the organizations returning to masks.

5 Things to Look for in a Hand Sanitizer