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Routine Practices and Additional Precautions
Infection prevention and control best practices used by health care workers can reduce the risk of transmitting infections to and from clients, patients, residents, and staff in all health care settings.  Routine practices refer to minimum practices that should be used with all clients, patients, or residents. Additional precautions refer to specific actions that should be taken with individuals that are at risk of transmitting or acquiring disease. We offer expertise, best practices and resources to help you understand and apply routine practices and additional precautions. For more information please contact

Annex A:

Screening, Testing and Surveillance for AROs
(February 2013)


Annex B:

Prevention of Transmission of Acute Respiratory Infection (March 2013)


Annex C:

Testing, Surveillance and Management of Clostridium Difficile (January 2013)


Hand Hygiene

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):










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