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.

Canadian Patient Safety Week 2018
Infection Prevention Measures Are Critical for Keeping Patients Safe

10/29/2018

By Tonette Hershman

Senior Marketing Manager, GOJO Canada

Maintaining safety precautions and preventing infections for patients in hospitals and healthcare facilities everywhere is of critical importance. In the United States, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in every 25 patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection on any given day and that these infections will cause death in one in nine of these patients. Similarly, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) has found that 220,000 people are afflicted with healthcare-associated infections in Canada every year, and 8,000 to 12,000 of those individuals will die as a result of acquiring a healthcare-associated infection.

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It’s That Time of Year Again – Time to Fight the Flu
New Study Shows Use of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers in Child Care Centers Significantly Reduced Infections and Antibiotic Prescriptions

10/19/2018

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

Young children receive lots of care, nurturing, and learning from their child care centers. Unfortunately, they are often exposed to many germs and acquire illnesses when they attend these centers as well.

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Global Handwashing Day
Global Handwashing Day – Clean Hands Are a Main Ingredient to Your Health

10/15/2018

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

From as early as we can remember, we have been told to “wash your hands before you eat.” Now, we may be the ones teaching this lessons to others.

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CDC Global Handwashing Day 2018
New Phase of Hand Hygiene Project to Focus on Community Settings

10/15/2018

By Claire Stinson

Senior Communications Officer for the CDC Foundation

Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. On Global Handwashing Day, the CDC Foundation is pleased to announce a new phase in a program aimed at improving hand hygiene to combat infection.

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Healthy Fun
A Healthy Fair is Healthy Fun

9/5/2018

By Elizabeth De Nardo, Ph.D.

Skin Care Science and Technology Senior Scientist I

Agricultural fairs are family-friendly events typically featuring livestock, farming, and craft exhibits, truck and tractor pulling, rides, and entertainment. Many community fairs offer outdoor food stands – with all my favorite foods, especially the cotton candy!

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