I was on a five hour flight this week, and the steward announced “the water was not working in the bathroom, but they had water-less soap and wipes to clean your hands. Really, in a pandemic! I would like to think safety and infection control would be a high priority in the airline business. SomeContinue reading “Infection 101”
I got my second COVID-19 vaccine this week. As a result I experienced chills, fever, headache and pain at the injection site. Twenty-four hours later I felt fine. I still have pain at the injection site. These minor symptoms should not keep you from getting the vaccine. The virus could be much worse and theContinue reading “COVID-19 VACCINE, PART II”
Good infection control is essential ,
If you provide any type of service to the public you have dealt with ignorance by individuals who are unaware of the service you provide, and or the consequences that occur due to their lack of knowledge. The service may be healthcare, teaching, law, insurance, home or car repairs and the list goes on. IgnoranceContinue reading “How Do You Deal With Ignorance In Your Industry?”
This is the second week of November 2020 and the United States has reached 10.3 million cases of individuals infected with covid-19, and 244K deaths. According to the news media, Texas has become the new epic center due to cases that are soaring in the city of El Paseo. As of this date, Texas hasContinue reading “Covid-19 Update, part iii”
COVID-19 has been an issue in the United States since February. The current death rate from this pandemic is 220k and the United States has 4% of the world’s population. Doctors and nurses have been on the front line of this pandemic since the beginning. The American Nurses Association (ANA) reports that half of frontContinue reading “COVID-19 UPDATE”
Unlike bacteria, viruses can’t survive without a host; they can only reproduce by attaching themselves to other cells (WebMD, 2020). The virus invades and hijacks the cell and takes over its genetic code as it moves through the body. Think of the virus as a person who has gone to Kinko’s and made million ofContinue reading “Difference Between A Virus and Bacteria”
COVID-19 Continues to be an issue for the United States and the world. I can not understand how others can disregard the science. Please think about your family and friends that you could be exposing. Wash your hands and remember social distancing, wear your mask and stay home if you can.
This nurse demonstrates the dangers of cross contamination while wearing gloves. Avoid cross contamination and please was your hands! Keeping you informed.
Please wash yours, wear a mask and social distance during this pandemic YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT!