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Departments

Infection Control

About us

Our goals are to:

  •      Reduce the number of patients acquiring infections while in hospital
  •      Protect the health care worker, visitors and others
  •      Accomplish these in a cost effective and efficient manner whenever possible

These goals will be achieved by:

  •      Management, commitment, leadership and accountability
  •      An effective risk management program that prevents adverse events
  •      Surveillance programs
  •      A systematic education program
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Austin Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.