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CDC Reports End of Flu Season
June 21, 2019

Just when you thought the 2018-19 flu season was over, it suddenly spiked. Lasting 21 weeks, the longest in a decade, the...read more


APIC Announces the 2019 Heroes of Infection Prevention
June 17, 2019

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has announced seven recipients of the Heroes of Infection Prevention Award. The award—established in 2006—honors those...read more


New Pig Launches Safety Contest
June 10, 2019

New Pig Corp. has announced a new safety contest in honor of June’s National Safety Month. The annual Pig Safe Floors Spotlight...read more


ACI Reveals SNAP Award Winners
May 31, 2019

Students at Litchfield Middle School in Litchfield, Minn., were named the winners of the 2019 Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP National...read more


U.S. May Lose Measles Elimination Status
May 31, 2019

As the number of confirmed measles cases in the United States this year now stands at 971, authorities at the U.S. Centers...read more


Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Reported in New Jersey
May 29, 2019

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Union County, NJ. Twenty-two cases of the disease...read more


Clorox Survey Finds the Germiest Areas of Cars
May 21, 2019

A recent consumer survey and car swab test conducted by Clorox Professional Products Co. found that the germiest areas in cars are...read more


OSHA to Provide $10.5 Million in Safety Training Grants
May 8, 2019

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the availability of US$10.5 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants. OSHA’s annual...read more