The following guidelines for health professionals provide information on infection control practices in the community.
Routine Infection Control Practices in the Community
The purpose of this guideline is to outline infection control precautions that will prevent and control the spread of infection to clients and staff in the community health care setting, e.g. client’s home, community health centres, walk-in clinics. These evidence-based recommendations are based on federal, provincial and local guidelines.
Cleaning and reprocessing (disinfection or sterilization) of reusable medical equipment
This guideline includes reusable medical equipment and other equipment used for Infant Child Youth, Adult Older Adult and Primary Care programs.
Care of computer equipment in the home and community setting
This guideline includes computer equipment such as laptops and tablets.