How Dirty Is Your Phone?
How Dirty Is Your Phone Evaluating Restroom Behavior and Cell Phone Surface Contamination There is little empirical research, but one non–peer-reviewed survey of 408 Americans showed that 61% use their phone in the restroom. Given the diverse microbial biogeography found in public restrooms, this is an alarming health concern… Click the above Joint Commission […]Read More
CVG Is Using Safety Net Products To Help Keep Your Journey Healthy!
The CVG Airport is doing everything it can to make sure your journey is as safe and healthy as possible, including using the latest in disinfection technology from Safety Net. Read about their efforts below. Safety Net Provides Solutions to CVG for Disinfection – ArticleRead More
Back to School: Learn How a Comprehensive Disinfection Plan Keeps Students and Staff Safe
Back to School: Learn How a Comprehensive Disinfection Plan Keeps Students and Staff Safe School districts could never have imagined a year ago that a virus could and would become a deadly risk for students and staff. The coronavirus came with little warning and quickly overwhelmed our health care system. As infection rates soared, schools […]Read More
Cincinnati company on the front lines helping prevent further coronavirus outbreak
Cincinnati company on the front lines helping prevent further coronavirus outbreak FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 10, 2020 CONTACT: Ron Romano | rromano@SafetyNetAmerica.com | 513-608-6827 | safetynetamerica.com As the coronavirus outbreak continues to expand in the U.S. and around the world, phones at a West Chester, Ohio, company haven’t stopped ringing. Hospitals, […]Read More
The Novel Coronavirus: Understanding & Preventing the Spread of the Infection That’s Gone Viral
The Novel Coronavirus: Understanding & Preventing the Spread of the Infection That’s Gone Viral By now, everyone has heard of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has quickly spread from its geographical origins in Wuhan, China, to the U.S., Canada, and a number of European and Asian countries. Due to its rapid spread, with over […]Read More
Local hospital using the AUVS UV BOX to prevent infections in NICU
Local hospital using UV lights to prevent infections in NICU by Christina Thompson https://wset.com/news/local/local-hospital-using-uv-lights-to-prevent-infections-in-nicu ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — A local hospital is using UV light technology to cut back on infections in some of the most vulnerable patients. Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital is celebrating three years of zero central line infection rates in their […]Read More
Keeping up with Cauris
Keeping Up with C. auris: How to Address the Fungal Infection that’s Taking Society by Storm 5-keeping-up-with-caurisRead More
C. diff. Spores and More: How To Be Part of the Disinfection Solution At Every Level
April 30th, 2019: How To Be Part of the Disinfection Solution At Every Level Join us with guest Ron Romano, RN. Ron’s background in healthcare and passion for Infection Prevention and Epidemiology is an asset to many. The main question in today’s episode is not what products are being utilized to address germs and bacteria. […]Read More
Germa Phones – Do You Know What’s On Your Phone?
Do you know what’s riding around on your phone? Click me to find out: New Germaphone TemplateRead More
The C Diff Foundation Raises Clostridium difficile Infection (C.difficile) Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide
In the USA: Nearly half a million Americans suffer from Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infections in a single year according to a study released in 2015 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Source: C Diff Foundation | Mon, 22 Jan 2018, 16:34:50 EST TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C […]Read More
Carilion NICU Uses the AUVS UV Box to Protect Their Tiniest Patients
Carilion NICU uses UV light to protect tiniest patients from unseen germs • By Luanne Rife firstname.lastname@example.org 981-3209 Luanne Rife Clinical nurse specialist Kim Ramsey explains why Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital has installed a UV box in each of the five pods of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The box uses ultraviolet light to kill […]Read More
C. Diff in Hospitals
Patients infected with Clostridium difficile are twice as likely to be readmitted to the hospital as patients who don’t have C. diff, says a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.Read More
C. diff more deadly than Ebola
More than 7,500 people have died as a result of the latest Ebola outbreak, galvanizing the health care community across the world into action. There is little doubt that Ebola is a terrible disease with a mortality rate of one in five among those who are infected, but there is a far more common and deadly killer stalking America.Read More
Safety in long-term care facilities must include effective disinfection.
The Halo Disinfection system kills C. diff, MRSA and other life-threatening pathogens all at the touch of a button. Clostridium difficile was first described in 1935, around the time many of the people who are now in long-term care facilities were born. Today, C. diff is the No. 1 cause of acute infectious diarrhea in nursing homes, with symptoms that range from watery diarrhea to colitis that can be life threatening.Read More