Hand Hygiene for Health Professionals
Hand hygiene information, research, and guidelines for health care workers.
- Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health-Care Settings (CDC)
The hand hygiene guidelines are part of an overall CDC strategy to reduce infections in health care settings to promote patient safety. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings: CDC Core Slide Set (PowerPoint: 206KB/27 slides)
An overview of the Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Health Care Settings, including speakers notes. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Hand Hygiene in Outpatient and Home-based Care and Long-term Care Facilities
World Health Organization guide to the application of the WHO multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy and the “My Five Moments For Hand Hygiene” approach for use in outpatient, home-based care, and long-term care facilities. Attention: Non-MDH link