If laundry (towels, bedding, clothes) had no contact with the known hazard medicine or your body fluids, you can wash it normally.
If laundry had contact with the known hazard medicine or your body fluids, wash it as soon as possible. Keep it separate from other laundry. If you can’t wash it right away, put it in a plastic bag, tie it tightly, and put it in another bag until you can wash it.
Follow these steps to do the laundry safely:
Current as of: March 31, 2022
Author: Provincial Hazardous Medication Committee, Alberta Health Services
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