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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.


For Patients - How can you help with Infection Control?

For Visitors - How can you help with Infection Control?

Outbreaks - What you Need to Know






Outbreak Rollout/Pandemic H1N1 Information Session
Hand Washing Demo


Outbreak Updates - November 17, 2017

Date Started
Type of Outbreak
February 1 City of Moose Jaw (School aged children) Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
June 20 Wigmore Regional Hospital (Medical Unit) VRE (Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci)
November 17 St. Margaret School Enteric