Injection Safety

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

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Injection Safety Ambassador Training
Injection Safety Ambassador Training is an education program for ambulatory surgery center staff in safe injection practices.

One Needle, One Syringe, and Only One Time!

  • CDC: Injection Safety
    Information about safe injections for healthcare providers and patients. Attention: Non-MDH link

  • One & Only Campaign
    The One & Only Campaign is a public health campaign to raise awareness among patients and healthcare providers about safe injection practices. Attention: Non-MDH link One Needle, One Syringe, Only One Time. Safe Injection Practices Coalition.

Infection Prevention During Blood Glucose Screening

More about Injection Safety

  • Just Ask Poster (PDF: 144KB/1 page)
    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: Information for the public to learn about how to protect against unsafe injection practices. Attention: Non-MDH link

For Healthcare 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). Attention: Non-MDH link

Updated Friday, June 10, 2016 at 10:23AM