Shoppers Drug Mart Infection Control Inspection
5175 Victoria Ave, Unit 1
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
Public Health Nurse
Public Health Nurse
905-980-6000 ext. 7543, toll free 1-888-505-6074
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.
|Furnishings not cleanable.||Furnishings to be cleanable.||June 22, 2021|
|Vaccines not stored in a dedicated refridgerator.||Store vaccines in a dedicated refrigerator.||June 22, 2021|
|Specimens not stored in a dedicated refrigerator.||Store speciments tht require refrigeration in a dedicted specimen refrigerator.||June 22, 2021|
|Vaccines not stored/prepared in a clean area on a clean surface separate from other areas.||Store/Prepare vaccines and supplies in a clean area on a clean surface.||June 22, 2021|
|Specimens not stored in an appropriate area of the clinic.||Store specimens in a designated area, separate from clean supplies.||June 22, 2021|
|Food stored with medication.||Medictoin to be stored separately from food.||June 22, 2021|
|Cleaning/disinfecting products not labelled.||Label cleaning & disinfecting products appropriately.||June 22, 2021|
|Personal protective equipment not cleaned and disinfected appropriately.||Clean and disinfect personal protective equipment appropriately.||June 22, 2021|
|Sharps container filled past the fill line.||Do not fill sharps container past the fill line.||June 15, 2021|
|Personal protective equipment not selecteded and used appropriately.||Select and use personal protective equipment based on risk assessment.||June 15, 2021|
|Tissue boxes not available in the reception/waiting area.||Tissue boxes to be available in the reception/waiting area.||June 15, 2021|
|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.