Infection Prevention and Control

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) refers to evidence-based practices and procedures that, when applied consistently in health care settings, can prevent or reduce the risk of transmission of microorganisms to health care providers, clients, patients, residents and visitors.

We provide public health professionals with expertise, support and resources for infection prevention and control. For information and resources related to specific topics or services, see the list below.

Infection Prevention and Control for Long-Term Care Homes Summary of Key Principles and Best Practices

A quick reference for those delegated with infection prevention and control responsibilities in the long-term care setting.

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Updated 10 Dec 2020