In recent years, many widespread infectious disease outbreaks have threatened public health. Some of these diseases have been domestic epidemics (measles, hepatitis, etc.) and others have been of global concern (Coronavirus, Ebola, H1N1, etc.). Preventing the spread of infectious disease is everyone’s responsibility.
- What are your personal and professional responsibilities concerning infectious disease control?
- What can you do on a day-to-day basis to prevent the spread of disease in your home, in your workplace, and public areas?
- Which specific protocols and procedures will you need to follow in your professional role to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases?