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Shoppers Drug Mart Infection Control Inspection


Summary

Sharps container filled past the fill line. Hands not cleaned as appropriate.

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Skin / soft tissue infections

Contact

Duty Officer
Public Health Inspector
905-980-6000 ext. 7590, toll free 1-888-505-6074
inspect@niagararegion.ca


Findings and Corrective Measures

A complaint was identified from a member of the public on April 9, 2021, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

This infection prevention and control lapse involved a member of the regulatory college.

Orally corrective measures were discussed at the time of inspection.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on April 14, 2021.

An investigation report was given to the premise / facility noting corrective measures. Information and education was provided.

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Sharps container filled past the fill line.Sharps container not to be filled past the fill line. April 23, 2021
Hands not cleaned as appropriate.Clean hands appropriately. April 23, 2021
Hand sanitizer containers being refilled.Hand sanitizer containers not to be refilled.April 23, 2021
Tissue boxes not available in the reception/waiting area.Tissue boxes to be available in the reception/waiting area.April 23, 2021

Health Risks and Inspections

In the event that a direct health risk is identified for clients who visited this establishment, Niagara Region Public Health will contact those at risk with advice around any medical follow-up.

For general updates regarding this investigation, continue to monitor this website.

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