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Resources to Help You Guard Against Germs

Click on the animated videos to share through YouTube, or download the posters, fact and tip sheets for yourself, friends, family, school or workplace. Help everyone get germ smart. 


Germs and Cystic Fibrosis: The Facts
Germs and Cystic Fibrosis: The Facts

People with cystic fibrosis (CF) are at greater risk of getting lung infections because thick, sticky mucus builds up in their lungs, allowing germs to thrive and multiply.

Fortunately, there are steps that people with CF, their family members and caregivers can take to avoid germs whenever possible.

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Get Germ Smart poster

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3 Steps for Health poster

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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. These tips are intended to keep you informed so that you can make the best decisions for yourself.

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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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