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IPAC Canada is an organization focussing on infection prevention and control in the community and in healthcare facilities.  IPAC Canada cannot provide direction or commentary about clinical/patient care matters and, therefore, cannot provide clinical opinions. If you are a patient with a clinical question, please contact your healthcare provider to seek appropriate guidance.

IPAC Canada offers these links for additional resources for infection control professionals. Links presented here do not imply endorsement by IPAC Canada.

Antibiotic-Resistant Organisms (AROs) Resources

Information links and resources for ICPs and other health care providers regarding resistant bacteria, including MRSA, VRE, ESBLs, CPE, Candida auris and C.difficile.


A list of infection control-related associations and organizations for quick access.

Canadian Journal of Infection Control (CJIC)

The Canadian Journal of Infection Control (CJIC) is a leading international, peer review journal providing a platform for knowledge transfer and academic discourse in the field of infection prevention and control, and hospital epidemiology. The journal accepts manuscripts outlining original research that examines, informs and advances this professional field.

Coronavirus Resources

Links to information and resources relating to coronavirus and recent epidemics involving coronaviruses, such as MERS-CoV and SARS.

Guidelines & Standards Links

One of our most widely used resources, this website provides links to guidelines, policies and standards that infection control professionals may use to support their own documentation and best practices. This is a quick way to find information from PHAC, CDC, APIC, SHEA and WHO, as well as Provincial guidelines.

Hand Hygiene Resources

A compilation of information and resources for ICPs to enhance educational programs. Topics include: rationale for hand hygiene; hand hygiene procedures; hand hygiene standards and guidelines; education and teaching aids; hand hygiene publications, research and references; hand hygiene information for teachers and children; and historical information about hand hygiene.

Healthcare Facility Design and Construction Resources

A collection of information links and resources for ICPs to assist them to monitor maintenance and construction activities in their facility. IPAC Canada members may find additional information and tools on the Facility Design & Construction Interest Group Web Page (IPAC Canada member password required).

Infectious Disease Resources

Including topics such as Bioterrorism Disaster-Related InfectionsEbola VirusInfluenza, Lyme Disease, Mpox,  Zika VirusWest Nile Virus 

Infection  Prevention and Control Resources

Including topics such as Hand HygieneHuman Resources for ICPsImmunization ResourcesNon-acute Care Resource, Position Statement and Practice RecommendationsSurveillance and Statistics Resources

Other Infection Control Websites of Interest

External websites that pertain exclusively to infection prevention and control.