Infection control: general information

Germs that cause infections can be found on surfaces, in food, in water, and even in our own bodily substances. However, there are ways to prevent these germs from getting into our bodies and making us sick.

It is important to practice proper and timely hand washing and to cover your cough and sneeze. These are ways of preventing germs from getting into your body or passing them to others.

Public Health Sudbury & Districts staff promote high standards of infection prevention and control practices in public places such as:

Promoting infection prevention and control practices are done through:

For information on best practices for infection prevention and control refer to Public Health Ontario.

Check Before You Go! Inspection and enforcement information

For inspection and enforcement information, visit Check Before You Go! or contact us at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200). Check Before You Go! has information about required and follow-up inspections, infractions, convictions, as well as orders imposed by Public Health Sudbury & Districts.

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This item was last modified on August 20, 2019