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Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a major public health concern in the United States resulting in 1.7million infections and over 99,000 deaths each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), A Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) is defined as a localized or systemic condition resulting from an adverse reaction to the presence of an infectious agent(s) or its toxin(s) that:

Hospitals, including Griffin Hospital, routinely practice infection control measures that are put in place to help reduce the risks of infection. Some of the control measures that we use are: