Category Archives: General

A Germ Wars Webchat…

MORE UPDATES! The webchat went extremely well!  A special ‘Thank You’ to participant “Diane G.” for sharing her longtime support.  People like her give me even more reason to continue what I am doing.  If you missed it, you can … Continue reading

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Happy #handhygiene Day!

It’s May 5th and the world is celebrating! (yes, it’s Cinco de Mayo, but it’s also…) SAVE LIVES: CLEAN YOUR HANDS DAY! Or, as I like to call it:  #handhygiene Day! The original reason for this day was to help … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is #handhygiene day!!!

It’s that time of the year again and I couldn’t be happier. Two years ago, I started #handhygiene in support of the World Health Organization’s SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign to improve hand hygiene in health care worldwide. Since then, #handhygiene … Continue reading

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Germygraphics…

Ever seen something in the media that just makes you smile? Today, I had that moment.  Take a look at the following advertisement for a local newspaper. Do you see it?  Way down in the bottom right hand corner. Yup, … Continue reading

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Are you a #handhygiene hero?

I don’t normally like to send readers to quizzes – I know I hate them – but this one actually made me both smile and think.  It’s called… THE HAND HYGIENE QUIZ!!! (yes, I know…inventive) Don’t let the title fool … Continue reading

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Remember when…?

In a few hours, the New York Giants will face off against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl.  We all know that this is going to be a great match not only because of the Manning-Brady battle to … Continue reading

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The Education of Germs…

I received a note this morning from a colleague, Tim Handorf, at Best Colleges Online. They have written a rather excellent blog post looking at the places on campus where you might find germs and how to best protect yourself … Continue reading

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