Infection Control Precautions & Considerations by Healthcare Setting

Infection control and prevention needs may vary across different healthcare settings, procedures, and patients. Healthcare workers may need to take standard, transmission-based, or enhanced barrier precautions depending on the situation. These precautions may have different applications in acute care settings compared to long-term care settings.


 

Additional questions about infection control precautions or considerations for healthcare settings? Please contact hai@vdh.virginia.gov.