Resources for Preventing Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Lapses
An infection prevention and control (IPAC) lapse occurs when there is deviation from IPAC best practices resulting in possible infectious disease transmission to patients, clients or staff. We offer resources and advice to support public health units in preventing and investigating lapses in community settings such as clinics, clinical office practices, family health teams, community health and personal services settings.
IPAC Checklists for Clinical Office Practice
IPAC Checklists for Dental Office Practice
PHO Rounds: Beyond Flu: Trends in respiratory infection outbreaks in Ontario healthcare settings from 2007 to 2017, and implications for non-influenza outbreak management
This presentation will examine a study on pathogen-specific respiratory outbreak trends; focusing on how attack rates, case fatality rates and outbreak duration differed by pathogen between healthcare settings in Ontario.