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23/09/2018
Clinton Public Hospital Auxiliary Penny Sale
Anglican Parish Hall, Clinton / 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
23/09/2018
River Road Run 2018
St. Marys / Race starts on Water St. beside the Lind Sportsplex /10:00 am Start Time / Registration Desk opens at 8:00 am and closes at 9:45 am / Funds will support a healthy, active community and enable the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation to sponsor monthly fre swims and bi-weekly free skates at the Pyramid Rec Complex
Your blood type determines who you can donate to, or receive blood from. People with type O negative (O-) are considered universal donors, as they can donate red blood cells to all other blood type recipients. That’s why it’s always in high demand — it’s used in emergency situations when there is no time to test a patient’s blood type. Source: Canadian Blood Services
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Hand Washing

Clean hands are one of the best ways to stop the spread of germs that can cause infection and illness.

Staff, patients, families and visitors alike play an important role in reducing the spread of infectious diseases by washing their hands regularly and thoroughly. Hand sanitizer stations are located in all main lobbies, on patient care units and outside and inside patient rooms. Please advise a staff member if a hand sanitizer pump is not working.

It's not enough to just practice good hand hygiene in health care settings. Serious infections can be picked up anywhere and without knowing it, you can become ill or spread that illness to someone else. Wash your hands with soap and water when they are visibly soiled. In every other case, and if you can't get to a sink, use an alcohol based hand rub.

Feel free to ask everyone who enters your room to clean their hands if you don't see them do so.