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Emergency Contact and Other Information

Contact Us (24/7/365)
Phone: (304) 558-5358
Toll Free: (800) 423-1271 in WV

Confidential Disease Reports:
(304) 558-8736
Other Documents:
(304) 558-6335

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Charleston, WV 25301

Injection Safety

Practice Guidelines

Safe injection practices to prevent transmission of infections to patients: http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/IP07_standardPrecaution.html

2007 Guideline for isolation precautions: preventing transmission of infectious agents in healthcare settings: http://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/pdf/isolation/Isolation2007.pdf

Resources and Toolkits

CDC Injection Safety Communication Tools

New York State One and Only Campaign - Injection Safety Newsletter (attached pdf)

MMWR: Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infections Associated with Pain Injections and Reuse of Single-Dose Vials — Arizona and Delaware, 2012

Injection safety checklist

Healthcare provider toolkit for injection safety toolkit

CDC - Clinical Reminder - Insulin pen must NEVER be used for more than one person:

Unsafe Injection Practices CME Course: http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/745695

CDC’s role in safe injection practices: http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/CDCsRole.html

One and only campaign: http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/1anOnly.html

Infection Prevention during Blood Glucose Monitoring and Insulin Administration” : http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/blood-glucose-monitoring.html

Preventing unsafe injection practices: http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/unsafePractices.html


Information for Providers:

CDC Information for Providers: http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/providers.html

FAQs regarding safe practices for medical injections: http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/providers/provider_faqs.html

Information of Patients:

FAQs for Patients: http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/patients/patient_faqs.html

A patient safety threat: syringe reuse: http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/patients/syringeReuse_faqs.html  

General Information:

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