IPC Recommendations COVID-19

IPC Recommendations COVID-19

General Recommendations

In addition to Routine Practices

  • MOH will be notified by Alberta Precision Lab (APL) of presumptive and confirmed positive results. Contact tracing and follow-up will be guided by AHS Zone Public Health.
  • In acute care facilities, this is in collaboration with IPC.
  • Perform hand hygiene using alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) or soap and water as described in Routine Practices.
  • Updates on ABHR products, substitutions and supply management are available here.
  • Educate patients and DFSPs/visitors about how and when to use hand hygiene products.

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