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Infection Prevention: Norovirus Training for Environmental Cleaning Staff

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Oregon Patient Safety Commission has released a second video in a series on infection prevention. Norovirus Training for Environmental Cleaning Staff is a free 12-minute video designed for staff in health care settings across the continuum of care. The program provides important information about norovirus, how it spreads, and how to prevent the spread of the virus by implementing best-practice infection prevention measures. The video is a comprehensive resource for your environmental service team, and since all health care staff have a critical role in preventing the spread of this highly contagious virus, all can benefit from the information in this video. You can use this video to complement the infection prevention education program throughout your organization.

Watch this program, along with Infection Prevention Training: Environmental Hygiene, on the Oregon Patient Safety Commission’s YouTube channel. A Spanish-language version is also available.

New Infection Prevention Video Resource: Norovirus Training for Environmental Cleaning Staff

We are pleased to announce the release of the second video in our series of infection prevention videos—Norovirus Training for Environmental Cleaning Staff. This free 12-minute video, designed for staff in healthcare settings across the continuum of care, walks viewers through important information about norovirus, how it spreads, and how to prevent the spread of the virus by swiftly implementing best-practice infection prevention measures. While the video is comprehensive resource for your environmental service team, don’t let the title fool you; all healthcare staff play a critical role in preventing the spread of this highly contagious virus and can benefit from the information in this video. You can use this video to compliment the infection prevention education program throughout your organization.

Make sure your organization is equipped with the tools they need to provide a clean and safe environment for your patients and residents, visitors, and workforce.

This new video, along with Infection Prevention Training: Environmental Hygiene is available on the Oregon Patient Safety Commission’s YouTube channel. Stay tuned for more upcoming infection prevention training videos that will be added to this series.

This video was made possible through collaboration between the Oregon Patient Safety Commission and the Oregon Healthcare-Associated Infection Program at the Oregon Health Authority. With funding made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Grant. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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