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Hospital Services - Infection Control

The Regional Infection Prevention and Control (RIPAC) Department strives to deliver an effective region-wide infection prevention and control program. The goals of the program are to:

  • promote awareness of best practices to prevent and control the spread of infection among staff, residents, clients and visitors; and
  • improve patient outcomes by preventing and controlling the spread of healthcare associated infections.

Pamphlets

For Patients - How can you help with Infection Control?

For Visitors - How can you help with Infection Control?

Outbreaks - What you Need to Know

MRSA

VRE

C-Difficile

ESBL

Videos

Outbreak Rollout/Pandemic H1N1 Information Session
Hand Washing Demo

 

Outbreak Updates - January 22, 2018

Date Started
Facility
Type of Outbreak
February 1, 2017 City of Moose Jaw (School aged children) Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
June 20, 2017 Wigmore Regional Hospital (Medical Unit) VRE (Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci)
December 20, 2017

Providence Place (St. Anthony's)

Parainfluenza 2 and Influenza A (H3N2)
January 15, 2018 Extendicare (East/Special Needs) Parainfluenza 2 / Human Metapneumovirus