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.

Sustainability Report
Encouraging Environmental Excellence Through Our Commitment to Sustainability


By Sunshine Scherer

Environmental Manager, GOJO Industries

At GOJO, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to sustainability by reducing the impact our business activities have on the environment. Our dedication was recently honored at the Ohio EPA’s 2015 Encouraging Environmental Excellence recognition event.

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Antibiotic Stewardship Clostrodium Difficile
Demonstrating the Need for Antibiotic Stewardship


By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

The challenges posed by antibiotic resistance are ever-present. Earlier this year, we pledged our commitment to antibiotic stewardship at the White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship. During the course of this year and beyond, we will share with you information that demonstrates why there is a need for antibiotic stewardship to ensure the responsible use of antibiotics in the United States.

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Make practicing good hand hygiene fun
Back-to-School Season – Back to Curiosity and Back to Staying Healthy


By Kathleen Leigh

Digital Content Marketing Director, GOJO Industries

It’s hard to believe that summer is drawing close to an end, which means that it's time to head back to school. We want to make sure your entire family stays healthy during this time of the year so no one misses out on the learning that heading back to the classroom brings.

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Myth Busting: Hand Sanitizer Truth
The Truth About Hand Sanitizers


By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

Recently, false and misleading information about hand sanitizers has been surfacing via social media. The truth is that alcohol-based hand sanitizers play a key role in keeping us healthy by reducing the spread of illness-causing germs and are recommended by leading health authorities such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization and Health Canada.

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Hand Hygiene Long Term Care LTX
The Importance of Hand Hygiene in Long-Term Care


By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

According to the CDC, one to three million serious infections, which include antibiotic-resistant staph infections and diarrheal diseases, occur every year in a long-term care facility. The CDC also reports that as many as 380,000 people die each year from infections contracted while in a long-term care facility. So what can be done to decrease these types of infections?

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