MEMIC Safety Experts Podcast
Episode #14 | Published March 10, 2020
Infection control and prevention are always in the news during flu season, but this year we have a new player that is causing more than a stir in the world today, the novel or newest corona virus, Covid-19. There are plenty of statistics and interpretations out in the public domain that don’t seem to jive, causing conflicting opinions, incomplete understandings, and misguided actions. It can be difficult to know who to believe and what recommendations to follow. On this episode of the MEMIC Safety Experts Podcast, Debbie Willard-Web, Safety Management Consultant with MEMIC and I will lay out what the current understanding of Covid-19 is, what parallels it has with influenza, standard practices for basic hygiene and exposure control, as well as recommendations for refreshing your company’s emergency plan.