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    Healthcare Facilities: Preventative Strategies

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    Discuss prevention strategies healthcare facilities might use.

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    There are regional variations and specific state directives of which healthcare facilities are bound by, and by which they may differ from one another. For this example, no specific state or area is indicated.

    Here are some preventative strategies that come to mind.

    To help with the prevention of communicable diseases:

    * A laminated poster in all bathrooms about food service workers requirement to wash hands after using the restroom

    * A precaution regarding those who have a cough or present respiratory illness, to avoid certain areas in the facility or use a protective mask

    * If food service is available, offering healthy food (nutrient-dense options) and ...

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    Prevention strategies in healthcare are discussed.