Protecting Long-Term Care Workers from Infectious Disease

As we enter into the typical flu and cold season, we find ourselves facing an anything-but-typical pandemic threat: Ebola.   Given that the CDC has already established first responder preparedness and prevention techniques for hospitals, long-term care facilities need to also be aware of some common exposures and how to protect those workers and residents from any communicable disease, including Ebola. 

What can you do to prevent Ebola and other communicable diseases within your long term care facility?

Given the initial stages of this potential threat, the ultimate focus should be on prevention.   

For more information, please contact Risk Consultant Stacey Markel at

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