Infection Prevention and Control

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) refers to evidence-based practices and procedures that, when applied consistently in health care settings, can prevent or reduce the risk of transmission of microorganisms to health care providers, clients, patients, residents and visitors.

We provide public health professionals with expertise, support and resources for infection prevention and control. For information and resources related to specific topics or services, see the list below.

New Occupational Contact Dermatitis Recommendations

The following documents provide recommendations for the prevention and early diagnosis of contact dermatitis through effective screening, education, appropriate clinical assessment and management:


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Updated 6 March 2020