GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog

We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

Nurse using PURELL SMARTLINK Integrated Monitoring Solution
GOJO Expands PURELL SMARTLINK Portfolio with a new Individual Monitoring Solution

6/7/2019

By Tamara Cross

SMARTLINK Solutions, Product Management Director

GOJO has expanded its PURELL SMARTLINK™ Technologies portfolio to include the PURELL SMARTLINK Integrated Monitoring System (IMS). With this addition, the PURELL SMARTLINK portfolio is the broadest set of electronic hand hygiene monitoring solutions in the market,3 which allows GOJO to offer customers a solution no matter where they are in their electronic hand hygiene monitoring journey.

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Let’s Celebrate World Hand Hygiene Day
Let’s Celebrate World Hand Hygiene Day

5/6/2019

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

World Hand Hygiene Day is celebrated annually every May 5th. It is a day to raise awareness for the critical role hand hygiene plays in infection prevention. Hand hygiene compliance makes a dramatic difference, both in terms of lives saved and healthcare costs reduced.

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Hepatitis A
Help Prevent the Spread of Hepatitis A

4/30/2019

By Rachel Leslie

Clinical Science Manager

While Hepatitis A rates had been decreasing in the United States since the late 1990’s through 2015, localized outbreaks have made a resurgence. Since 2016 several states including Arizona, California, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, and Utah have experienced outbreaks, resulting in over 15,000 confirmed cases and 140 deaths across the US.

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Schools Can Play an Important Role in Educating Children about Handwashing

4/24/2019

By David Berendes, PhD, MSPH

Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*

Anyone who has spent significant time around children knows that germs spread quickly in school settings and can make children sick. Handwashing education in schools is a low-cost way to keep children healthy and help improve school attendance. Our team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published an article in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report that highlights the links between income, illness, and missing school and the need for handwashing education in schools.

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5 Tips for Healthy Travel
5 Tips for Healthy Travel

3/25/2019

By Samantha Williams

Director of Public Relations, GOJO Industries

The arrival of spring means spring break travel for many, or making plans for your big trip this summer. With all of the excitement and planning that goes into your getaway, you don’t want your much-anticipated vacation to be ruined because of an illness. Consider these five basic tips to make your travels healthier, no matter the time of the year!

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