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Infection Prevention and Control

Information for patients, families, and visitors

​​​​​​​Alberta Health Services Infection Prevention and Control is dedicated to preventing infections in healthcare facilities and has developed these patient care handouts. Use the information below to keep yourself, your family, and others safe when you are at a healthcare facility.

Cleaning your hands (hand hygiene)
Types of infections
Isolation precautions for adult patients​​
Animals in healthcare facilities

Current as of: October 17, 2023

Author: Infection Prevention & Control, Alberta Health Services