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Tip Sheets

CF Care Guidelines – Ways to Guard Against Germs in Health Care Settings and in Everyday Life

Germs are everywhere, but there are things you can do to reduce your risk of getting sick. The following tips are intended to keep you informed so you can make the best decisions for yourself while in the clinic, in the hospital or in everyday life.

These recommendations are based on the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Guidelines for Infection Prevention and Control for CF. The primary goal of the Guidelines is to help people with CF preserve and protect their health.

For People with CF:

7 Ways for People with CF to Guard Against Germs in Health Care Settings 7 Ways for People with CF to Guard Against Germs in Health Care Settings

Regular visits to CF clinics are important to maintain your health. The following tips are intended to help you make informed decisions to protect yourself and others from catching and spreading germs in health care settings.

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8 Ways for People with CF to Guard Against Germs in Everyday Life   8 Ways for People with CF to Guard Against Germs in Everyday Life

Germs are everywhere, but there are things you can do to reduce your risk of getting sick. The following tips are intended to keep you informed so you can make the best decisions for yourself.

Learn more.

 

For Health Care Providers:

11 Ways for Health Care Providers to Guard Against Germs in Health Care Settings  

11 Ways for Health Care Providers to Guard Against Germs in Health Care Settings

These tips are based on recommendations from the Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines for CF. They are intended for health care providers to help people with CF guard against germs in the health care setting. 

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