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.

Don’t Let Anything Spoil Your Summer Picnic
Fun, Sun, and Foodborne Illnesses?

8/16/2018

By David R. Macinga, Ph.D.

Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Science Director

Did you know foodborne illnesses peak in the summertime? According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) this is because of two reasons: bacteria multiply faster in warmer temperatures and preparing food outdoors makes safe food handling more difficult.

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Good hanh hygiene for contact lens wearers
Good Hand Hygiene Habits for Contact Lens Wearers

8/8/2018

By Srini Venkatesh

Chief Science Officer & Vice President, GOJO Industries

Many Americans suffer from vision problems. Advancements in medical science have allowed us to correct these issues using eye glasses, contact lenses, and laser eye surgery. While contact lenses provide many benefits, improper handling and cleaning of contact lenses can lead to eye infections. The best way to help reduce this risk, whether you wear hard (rigid gas permeable) or soft lenses, is to practice good hand hygiene habits and clean and disinfect your lenses and supplies.

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What You May Have Missed – Quarterly GOJO Blog Recap

6/27/2018

By Kelly McGlumphy

Public Relations Senior Manager, GOJO Industries

It’s hard to believe, but we are halfway through 2018. And, as we look forward to summer, and maybe even fall, we wanted to share with you some of the top posts on our blog this spring.

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Applying the power of the positive deviant to hand hygiene improvement
Building Partnerships to Improve Healthcare Hand Hygiene Compliance

5/30/2018

By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium focuses on improving hand hygiene compliance by building meaningful relationships.

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United Way Patient Safety Awareness Week 2018
United in Patient Safety

3/14/2018

By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Each year, the National Patient Safety Foundation works to bring together and engage healthcare professionals and patients to help spread the important message of patient safety. This message is amplified during Patient Safety Awareness Week, which this year began on March 11th and runs through Saturday, March 17th.

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