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Providers fight flu with hygiene

February 21, 2014Leah Hoenen

YARMOUTH, Maine - With flu activity elevated nationally, HME providers are doing their part to stay healthy by hand washing, and wearing gloves and masks.“The mantra is wash, glove, wash,” said Chris Rice, CEO of Diamond Respiratory Care. “That's all the time, that's every patient we see. That's why we buy so many gloves.”For the week of Feb. 2-8, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the national proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider...

Flu Season, Hygiene

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