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October 15th is Global Handwashing Day!

Today is Global Handwashing Day, an international event that promotes good handwashing practices as a simple, low-cost method of preventing the spread of viruses such as norovirus and influenza.  The event started with schoolchildren...

Hand Hygiene in Hospitals

Norovirus outbreaks peak in the winter months. With the emergence of the new Sydney strain, last year’s norovirus season hit hard, particularly in the UK. Thousands of confirmed cases and an estimate of over...

Yellowstone Park- Norovirus Outbreak

Pack an extra roll (or two) of toilet paper if you’re visiting Yellowstone or Grand Tetons National Parks in Montana this month.  The parks are experiencing a norovirus outbreak that has sickened over 200...

Most Workers Admit Using Phone in Bathroom

Cellphones in the bathroom?  We’ve all seen-er, heard?- it.  According to a recent survey in the U.S. by 11mark marketing agency, 30% of men and 20% of women bring their phone with them to...