Clorox recently unveiled free norovirus and C. difficile prevention toolkits. Both are intended to help long-term care facilities mitigate the risk of pathogen transmission and healthcare-associated infections.
Death and hospitalization rates associated with nursing home norovirus outbreaks are tied to lower nurse...
Oct 18, 2012
Bad outcomes related to norovirus outbreaks in nursing homes are linked to lower daily registered nurse hours per resident, a recent analysis found.
New stomach bug on the rise in long-term care facilities, report finds
Apr 12, 2012
Epidemiologists are concerned about a sharp increase in nursing home outbreaks of the stomach bug known as sapovirus, a cousin of the more common norovirus, a new study reports
California nursing home reports 81 norovirus cases
Nov 28, 2011
One California nursing home is working to re-open to visitors and new admissions following a norovirus outbreak that began Nov. 8, according to local reports.