Vestex Scrubs might be able to protect you from taking COVID-19 home

FDA currently reviewing the ability of VESTEX® to reduce COVID-19. While the FDA has not yet reviewed the ability of products protected by VESTEX® to reduce COVID-19, preliminary research has documented results equal to or better than the reduction of MRSA. This research is being assessed analytically and VESTEX® does intend to seek FDA clearance for specific claims […]

VESTEX Scrubs, T-shirts and Jackets to protect you from fluid, bacteria, and viruses.

Don’t risk taking body fluids, bacteria or viruses home anymore.   VESTEX is the company to go to.  They are approved by the FDA and work the way advertise.  They are worth every penny. Tried, Tested and Loved. The global VESTEX® brand franchise has been in development for over a decade. For thousands of consumers around the […]

Guidance for the Interim Final Rule – Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination

Memo # QSO-22-07-ALL Posting Date 2021-12-28 Fiscal Year 2022 Summary CMS is committed to ensuring America’s healthcare facilities respond effectively in an evidence-based way to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (PHE). •On November 05, 2021, CMS published an interim final rule with comment period (IFC). This rule establishes requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccine […]

NIOSH-approved N95 Particulate Filtering Facepiece Respirators

For a list of approved N95 mask visit the link below don’t buy counterfeit masks. This list is reviewed and updated weekly. Manufacturers Listed from A to Z – 3M The N95 respirator is the most common of the seven types of particulate filtering facepiece respirators. This product filters at least 95% of airborne particles […]

Ranking Seven COVID-19 Antigen Tests by Ease of Use: Report

Some COVID-19 rapid antigen home test kits are much easier to use than others, according to an analysis by ECRI, an independent, nonprofit patient safety organization. ECRI evaluated seven rapid COVID-19 antigen tests available for purchase online and in retail stores since December. None of the tests were rated as “excellent” in terms of usability and some […]

Postcards From the Edge: Lessons Taught by COVID-19

One thing that will haunt me and many health care personnel in both acute care and LTCFs forever is that so many people died without a family member at their bedside. I reached out to people in different disciplines, settings, and states. I wanted to know what lessons we’ve learned from the carnage caused by […]

Protect Nursing Home Residents by Improving Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes

Author: Nimalie Stone, MD Medical Epidemiologist, CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion Improving the use of antibiotics in healthcare is critical to protect patients and reduce the threat of antibiotic resistance. In nursing homes, antibiotics are frequently prescribed medications; as many as 70% of residents receive antibiotics over the course of a year. However, a