It’s Shopping Season!

The holidays are rolling in and soon we will be eating Thanksgiving dinner and off to hit the stores for the best deals on Black Friday! But don’t forget! With this season everything will increase: the number of people shopping, dining and of course those pesky germs. Shop Till You Drop! Everyone knows the best…

Gilbert the Germ on World Toilet Day!

1/3 of the world population don’t have access to a safe, clean bathroom. And 1.1 billion people around the world have no toilet in their home and are resorting to open defecation. This leads to the spreading of diarrheal diseases, the second most common cause of death in developing countries. Unfortunately, that’s one death every…

November is National Caregivers Month

We appreciate all that caregivers do to help seniors, especially in keeping them safe and healthy while in a rehabilitation facility or nursing home. To reduce the spread of infection, prevention is key and actively keeping good hygiene a top priority is an important part of an aid’s job. Caring for the Elderly Health risks increase with…

In the News: Kids learn the importance of hand hygiene

Wash, wash, wash your hands, thumbs and fingers too! Rub a dub, rub a dub, that’s the thing to do! Kids could be heard singing through the halls at Eugene Field Preschool this week. Nursing students from the Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri were on hand to teach the kids the importance…