Infection Prevention & Control

About This Program

The Cambridge Memorial Hospital Infection Prevention and Control team is committed to provide leadership, education, to share knowledge and information with our patients, staff and community to promote and facilitate best practices in Infection Prevention and Control for a safe and healthy environment.

What I Need to Know

If you are a visitor:

  • We want to protect our patients from illness so, please do not visit if you are feeling ill (rash, diarrhea, vomiting, cough, sore throat or fever )
  • Wash your hands frequently to protect yourself and others from germs.
  • An annual influenza vaccination can protect you and your family from serious illness related to influenza infection.

If you are a patient:

  • CMH has a special monitoring program to look for antibiotic-resistant bacteria. If you have stayed overnight in a hospital or nursing home in the last year, you might be asked to give us some specimens to send to the lab.
  • Wash your hands frequently to protect yourself and others from germs.
  • It is important to receive annual influenza vaccination to protect you and your family from serious illness related to influenza infection.

Your Team

The Infection Control Team consists of an Infectious Disease Specialist and two Infection Control Practitioners.

Contact

For questions or to provide feedback