Infection Control

The purpose of the Infection Control Service is to reduce the risk of infections and related adverse events among patients, staff, visitors and other hospital users.

Our goals are to:

  • Provide an effective surveillance program through the systematic collection and statistical analyses of targeted hospital acquired infections.
  • Provide formal and informal education on the principles and practices of Infection Prevention and Control to all hospital users.
  • Translate federal and provincial infection control guidelines into practices for the front line professionals.
  • Provide internal and external consultation on matters relating to the prevention and control of infections.
  • Maintain liaison with public health, the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and allied professionals.
  • Adhere to accreditation standards.

 

Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Contact

Infection Control Service
Phone: 519-631-2030 Ext. 2021
Email: infectioncontrol@stegh.on.ca