Injection Safety - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Injection Safety

Injection safety, or safe injection practices, refers to the measures taken to perform injections in the safest manner possible.

Injection Safety Training and Workshop
The Injection Safety Training and Workshop is an educational program on safe injection practices. The October event is for long-term care facility staff.
Training will be held in Shoreview, MN on October 20, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

One Needle, One Syringe, and Only One Time!

One Needle, One Syringe, Only One Time. Safe Injection Practices Coalition.
  • Injection Safety, CDC
    Information about safe injections for health care providers and patients.

  • One & Only Campaign
    The One & Only Campaign is a public health campaign to raise awareness among patients and health care providers about safe injection practices.

Infection Prevention During Blood Glucose Screening

More about Injection Safety

  • Just Ask Poster, CDPHE (PDF)
    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: Information for the public to learn about how to protect against unsafe injection practices.

For Health Care Providers

  • Guide to Infection Prevention for Outpatient Settings: Minimum Expectations for Safe Care, CDC
    Infection prevention recommendations for outpatient (ambulatory care) settings. Ambulatory care includes facilities where patients do not remain overnight (e.g., hospital-based outpatient clinics, non-hospital based clinics and physician offices, urgent care centers, ambulatory surgical centers, public health clinics, imaging centers, oncology clinics, ambulatory behavioral health and substance abuse clinics, physical therapy and rehabilitation centers).

Updated Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 01:59PM