Updated Infection Control in Healthcare Personnel Guidelines (Part I) (10/19)

By CDC - October 18, 2019

Preventing the transmission of infectious diseases among healthcare personnel (HCP) and patients is a critical component of safe healthcare delivery in all healthcare settings. Today, CDC published Infection Control in Healthcare Personnel: Infrastructure and Routine Practices for Occupational Infection Prevention and Control Services, an update of four sections of Part I of the Guideline for infection control in health care personnel, 1998 (“1998 Guideline“) and their corresponding recommendations in Part II:

·  C. Infection Control Objectives for a Personnel Health Service

·  D. Elements of a Personnel Health Service for Infection Control

·  H. Emergency-Response Personnel

·  J. The Americans With Disabilities Act