Cleaning is a Health and Safety Investment

Cleaning Week: March 26 – April 1, 2023 Every industry uses cleaning practices to protect South Dakotans from unwanted contact with germs. Governor Kristi Noem recognizes regular cleaning and disinfection as a health and safety investment and issued a proclamation marking the week of March 26, 2023, as Cleaning Week. “Cleaning and disinfection are anContinue reading “Cleaning is a Health and Safety Investment”

March 8 Office Hours: Germs Can Live in Dirt

Project Firstline Office HoursGerms Can Live in DirtMarch 8, 2023, at 11:00 AM Central South Dakota Project Firstline hosts a monthly Office Hours for all healthcare workers to learn and share infection control best practices.  Held on the second Wednesday of each month, SD PFL team members cover a new topic each month. The MarchContinue reading “March 8 Office Hours: Germs Can Live in Dirt”

New Certification Enhances SDFMC Infection Prevention Expertise

Focused on creating a culture of universal infection prevention practices, two South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care (SDFMC) team members are among the first in the nation to receive long-term care certification in infection prevention (LTC-CIP). This new certification joins existing offerings from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC), which include certifiedContinue reading “New Certification Enhances SDFMC Infection Prevention Expertise”

Danko Shares Infection Prevention Expertise

SD Project Firstline Office Hours, Wednesday, February 8 Infection prevention practices are needed every day in every healthcare encounter.  South Dakota Project Firstline (SD PFL) provides education and training on infection prevention to protect those who enter or work in a healthcare environment. Monthly office hours are hosted the second Wednesday of each month andContinue reading “Danko Shares Infection Prevention Expertise”