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Session 13 | Using UV-C Technology to Eliminate COVID-19 and Dangerous Pathogens

Session Summary

This session will discuss the background history and science behind UV Germicidal Irradiation. How does UV Germicidal Irradiation work and how it can be used to eliminate COVID-19, C. diff, MRSA, influenza and 99.99% of viruses, bacteria and fungi. There will be an overview of emerging technologies, how they've changed as a result of the pandemic and a discussion on strategies to use them to create a safe environment for residents, staff and visitors. The speaker will present an overview of tools and technology to supplement existing infection prevention protocols. Best practices and strategies to prevent common health care acquired infections and hospital readmissions will also be discussed.