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.

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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Keep Your Guard Up and the Risk of Office Illness Down
Keep Your Guard Up and the Risk of Office Illness Down

3/19/2019

By Thom Wojtkun

Market Development Director, Office Buildings, GOJO Industries

While the traditional cold and flu season is drawing to a close, the workplace germs that lead to illness don’t always pay attention to the calendar. Even though spring nears, you’re still at risk of catching a cold – and what could be worse than coughing and sneezing away a wonderful spring day (or any day, for that matter)? The solution to keeping the doctor away is as simple – and more proven – than an apple a day.

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International Infection Prevention Week 2018
Patient Safety in the Ambulatory Setting

3/14/2019

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

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

More and more patient care is being provided in the outpatient – or ambulatory – setting due to financial incentives, clinical innovation and patient preference.

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Hand Hygiene
How Can You Keep Your Hands Healthy During the Winter Months?

2/19/2019

By Srini Venkatesh

Chief Science Officer & Vice President, GOJO Industries

During the winter months it is important to keep your hands healthy. The skin on your hands is an excellent protective barrier and nature has designed it to be the first line of defense against infection causing germs. The outermost layer on the skin, the stratum corneum, fends off the germs and keeps the skin hydrated. Since cold air carries less water vapor, your hands can get chapped and the protective function of the skin may be compromised. So what can you do to keep your skin from drying out in the cold weather?

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Winter Illness Outbreak Cold and Flu
Know the Difference Between a Cold or the Flu

1/24/2019

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

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

During these winter months, it seems that we all know someone who is sick.

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