Stop the Cycle of Infection
Hand Hygiene
Standard Precautions
Respiratory Viruses and COVID-19

Name an example of how to stop the spread of infection from staff to patient.

What is wearing a mask, hand hygiene, or wiping down surfaces with oxivir?


This is an example of when to wash your hands with soap and water.

What is: 

•At the beginning and end of the work day

•When hands are visibly soiled or feel soiled or sticky

•If contaminated with bodily fluids

•Before eating or applying cosmetics

•After using the restroom

•After blowing your nose, sneezing

•After touching an animal, it’s feed, or waste

•After touching garbage

•After caring for a patient with C-difficile, Rotavirus, Norovirus or any bowel type procedure, i.e. changing a soiled diaper


This is based on the idea that all blood and bodily fluids are potentially infectious.

What are standard precautions?


Kennedy Krieger requires this vaccine.

What is flu or COVID-19 vaccine?


This is the disinfectant of choice at Kennedy Krieger

What is Oxivir?


This is how long you should wash your hands.

What is 20 seconds?


This group helps clean the floors, counters, and walls.

Who are EVS (Environmental Services)?


True or false: masks should cover both the nose and mouth.

What is true?


Oxivir is required to remain wet on a surface for this amount of time.

What is 60 seconds or 1 minute?


This is the approved alcohol-based hand sanitizer at Kennedy Krieger.

What is Purell?


Prevents punctures and needlesticks. 

What is avoidance of sharps and/or good sharps management?


If you are feeling sick, this is worn to protect others from respiratory droplets.

What is a mask?


Responsibility of Infection Control and Prevention

Who is everyone? 


True or False: Gloves are a substitution for hand hygiene.

What is false?


These should be frequently changed, especially if they develop tears, feel moist inside, or have been worn for an extended period of time.

What are gloves?


True or False: I need to notify my supervisor if I test positive for COVID-19.

What is true?

Good infection control practices protect.

Me! and other staff and patients. 

Kennedy Krieger's hand hygiene program is based off this organization's Five Moments of Hand Hygiene.

What is the World Health Organization (WHO)?


The most important thing to do to prevent the spread of germs.

What is washing your hands?


I can contact this group if I have questions about COVID-19 or other illnesses, or if I test positive for COVID-19.

What is the Employee Health Hotline?

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