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We have curated a list of additional free resources from external sources you may find helpful and timely. Most links will jump to external sites.

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Ofstead & Associates, Inc. and Boston Scientific Urology

Infection Prevention for Urology Departments in the COVID-19 Era with Cori L. Ofstead. Watch the replay of this highly informative webinar featuring an interview with Cori L. Ofstead, MSPH, an internationally recognized epidemiologist who has conducted several studies on endoscope reprocessing and infection control in urology, gastroenterology and pulmonary medicine. She provided her insights on unique infection prevention challenges faced by urology departments, including risks associated with COVID-19 and periprocedural antimicrobial prophylaxis. She also offered strategies for strengthening practices and protecting patients, personnel and the community at large.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic. A comprehensive resource.

WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care. (PDF)

Tools and resources for hand hygiene in healthcare settings, including free Safety Starter Kit downloadable resources.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public, including comprehensive set of free, downloadable public health posters.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Includes instructions of properly donning and doffing PPE as well as posters and fact sheets for download (PDF).

Strategies to Optimize the Supply of PPE and Equipment.. A comprehensive resource.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Hand hygiene in healthcare settings.

Handwashing in community settings.

Hand hygiene health promotion materials, including comprehensive set of free, downloadable buttons, badges, fact sheets, posters, stickers, and more.