Injection Safety

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

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.

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For Healthcare Providers

  • Safe Injection Practices to Prevent Transmission of Infections to Patients
    An except from CDC's 2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions, this link provides information on how providers can prevent infection in healthcare settings by employing safe injection practices. Attention: Non-MDH link
  • Injection Safety: Information for Providers
    CDC information on safe injection practices to help providers ensure every injection is a safe injection. Attention: Non-MDH link
  • 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 Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at 10:46AM