Infection Prevention and Control

Allergies vs. The Flu

October 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fall is here! Cooler temperatures fill the air. What once were green leaves on the trees are now in different shades of red, orange, and yellow. The change in season also brings illnesses that cause the eyes to water, itch, [Read More...]

ABC’s of Antibiotics

April 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Did you know? Antibiotics are drugs used to treat bacterial infections. Using antibiotics the wrong way can lead to antibiotic-resistant infections. Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people get serious [Read More...]

Handwashing 101

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Milford Regional Medical Center wants to remind everyone that the easiest – and most effective – way to prevent the spread of germs is to wash your hands. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [Read More...]

Stop Norovirus!

February 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Norovirus is a highly contagious virus. Anyone can get infected with norovirus and get sick. Also, you can get norovirus illness many times in your life. One reason for this is that there are many different types of [Read More...]

Fight The Flu

December 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Seasonal influenza, often referred to simply as “the flu,” is associated with approximately 200,000 hospital admissions and as many as 49,000 deaths annually in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease [Read More...]

Viruses vs. Bacteria

October 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

What’s got you sick? Antibiotics only treat bacterial infections. Viral illnesses cannot be treated with antibiotics. Whether you’re suffering from a viral illness or a bacterial infection, that will determine the [Read More...]