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Shoppers Drug Mart Infection Control Inspection


Summary

Personal protective equipment not selected and used appropriately. Personal protective equipment not cleaned and disinfected appropriately.

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Respiratory infections

Contact

Public Health Nurse
Public Health Nurse
905-980-6000 ext. 7543, toll free 1-888-505-6074
id@niagararegion.ca


Findings and Corrective Measures

A complaint was identified from a member of the public on February 6, 2021, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

This infection prevention and control lapse involved a member of the regulatory college.

Orally corrective measures were discussed at the time of inspection.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on February 10, 2021.

An investigation report was given to the premise / facility noting corrective measures. Information and education was provided.

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Tissue boxes not available in the reception/waiting area.Tissue boxes to be available in the reception/waiting area. March 10, 2021
Hands not cleaned appropriately.Clean hands as appropriate. March 10, 2021
Personal protective equipment not selected and used appropriately. Select and use personal protective equipment based on risk assessment. March 10, 2021
Personal protective equipment not cleaned and disinfected appropriately. Clean and disinfect personal protective equipment appropriately. March 10, 2021

Health Risks and Inspections

In the event that a direct health risk is identified for clients who visited this establishment, Niagara Region Public Health will contact those at risk with advice around any medical follow-up.

For general updates regarding this investigation, continue to monitor this website.

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