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If you have an infection, may have been exposed to an infection, or are taking care of someone who has an infection, it is important to know how to keep the infection from spreading. Follow your health care provider's instructions and use these guidelines to help stop the spread of infection.
There are several things that you can do to help prevent infection from spreading.
Take these general actions
Keep your bathroom clean
Maintain hygiene in the kitchen
Handle food safely
Do laundry the right way
Be careful around animals and pets
Objects and surfaces
If you live with other people:
This information is not intended to replace advice given to you by your health care provider. Make sure you discuss any questions you have with your health care provider.
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