Healthcare professional using Tork Hand Sanitizer Dispenser

Five simple steps to better hand hygiene

World Hand Hygiene Day takes place every year to encourage awareness of hand hygiene within healthcare facilities. 2022’s theme is ‘Unite for Safety’: Clean your hands1 – a concept that aims to inspire a ‘culture of safety and quality’ in facilities across the globe. Hand hygiene is considered the most important factor in the control […]

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Hygiene guide for re-opening long term care facilities to visitors

Tips to safely welcome back visitors to long term care facilities

The staff and five million residents of long term care (LTC) facilities are among those most vulnerable to COVID-19. As long term care facilities prepare to reopen to visitors, raising awareness of hygiene behaviors and reinforcing hygiene routines can help everyone be safer. Importance of visitors for LTC residents Prolonged physical separation and isolation from […]

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Essity Power of Handwashing podcast

Podcast: Power of Handwashing

Positive messages about handwashing are working. Data shows that 68% of us have changed the way we wash our hands because of COVID-19.1  Learn about the importance and history of handwashing by listening to Essity’s podcast episode: Power of Hands. Handwashing: A moment in history This story is always relevant, but it’s also steeped in history. […]

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