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Infection Control Week takes place October 19-25, 2015, and PICNet has lots of activities and resources available:

ICweekToolkit2015_CoverThumb1. Planning and Communications Toolkit

To help you plan your IC Week activities and promotion, you can use PICNet’s downloadable toolkit, which contains a planning/resources template, 20 different activities to choose from, and communications tools such as sample newsletters, blog posts, and tweets.

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2. “Let’s Go Viral!” Workshop In-A-Box

Run your own training workshop with this educational game that PICNet has created to help you train your staff in infection control basics. The game is also a great team-building exercise!

The Let’s Go Viral kit has been updated: You can buy or download the new 2014 version, and if you have the 2013 version, all you need is an updated instruction booklet.

3. Residential Care Visits

PICNet will be visiting residential care facilities throughout the Lower Mainland during October and November. If you’d like us to visit your facility, you can read more about it here.

4. Promotional Posters

Download posters and banners to promote your activities.

5. Infection Control Resources

More ideas, games, and downloadable resources for IC week.

6. Other Resources and Links

IPAC-Canada has lots of great planning resources for Infection Control Week.

Public Health Ontario has produced a great book of ideas for IC Week activities.