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.
IPAC Checklists for Chiropody and Podiatry
Public Health Ontario has collaborated with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario to develop two new checklists that promote consistent infection prevention and control practices in chiropody and podiatry settings: Core Elements and Reprocessing of Medical Equipment/Devices.