All healthcare settings are not created equal. Each one is unique and has a unique way of caring for patients. Likewise, each healthcare setting can present different infection risks. Depending on where you go to receive care, it’s important to know the right questions to ask and the important infection prevention practices to observe so you (or a loved one) can support infection prevention efforts and have the safest experience possible.
Here’s what you need to know to help prevent infections when going to the following healthcare facilities:
Learn the basics of infection prevention.