Below are a number of useful infection control links.

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Professional Associations & Organisations

Accreditation and Government Agencies

Hand Hygiene


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Evidence based guidance

VICNISS Literature Reviews on COVID-19

PracticeUpdate COVID-19 resources & literature

Medscape Advances in Prevention and Management of COVID-19 Resources

National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Easy Read resources

COVID-19 infection prevention and control risk management – Guidance

Aged and Community Care

National COVID-19 Health Management Plan for 2023 and National Statement of Expectations on COVID-19 Management in Aged Care Settings

Australian guidelines for the clinical care of people with COVID-19 (v.72.1, March 2023)

COVID-19 Guide for Home Care Providers

LASA COVID-19 Support

Safe care for people with cognitive impairment during COVID-19

Factsheet – Oral treatments for COVID-19 in residential aged care (April 2023)

Inpatient Services and Day Hospitals

The COVID-19 CDNA National Guidelines for Public Health Units

COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control in Western Australian Hospitals

COVID-19: Elective surgery and infection prevention and control precautions

Personal Protective Equipment

FAQs on community use of face masks

Environmental Cleaning & Air filtration

Environmental Cleaning and Infection Prevention and Control

Communicable Disease Control Directorate (CDCD) Guideline – Use of Air Purifiers in WA Healthcare Facilities

University of Melbourne Guide to Air Cleaners

Vaccination information

Information for aged care providers and workers about COVID-19 vaccines

About the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

About the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Antimicrobial awareness

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)