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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.

Bioterrorism Resources

Information links and resources for ICPs and other health care providers regarding the infection control risks of bioterrorism and biological warfare.

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.

Communications Resources

Links to websites that specialize in communications and public relations.

Coronavirus Resources

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

Disaster-Related Infections

Links to resources for infection prevention following natural disasters or other emergency situations. Check here for what to do following earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tsunamis and more. Includes safe food and drinking water, waterborne diseases and a wealth of other resources.

Ebola Virus Resources

Links to information and resources relating to Ebola Virus.

French Resources - Ressources françaises

PCI Canada offre ces liens pour les ressources additionnelles en françaises pour des professionnels de commande d'infection.

Guidelines 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).

Human Resources for ICPs

Resources that may be used by ICPs to enhance their infection control programs and build business cases. Includes guidelines and recommendations for ICP training, numbers, and infection control program content; standards; professional practices standards, and more!

Immunization Resources

Information and resources relating to immunization in Canada.

Influenza Resources

Information and resources relating to seasonal and pandemic influenza.

Non-acute Care Resources

Links to infection prevention and control resources that are of interest to the non-acute care sector - prehospital care/EMS, long term care/nursing homes, community care, home care, clinic/ambulatory care, physician/dental offices, mental health and early learning/childcare.

Other Infection Control Websites of Interest

External websites that pertain exclusively to infection prevention and control.

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) 

A quick listing of IPAC-related sectors of the PHAC website.

Surveillance and Statistics Resources

Tools and websites to help you carry out surveillance and analyse the results.

West Nile Virus Resources

Iinformation and resources relating to West Nile Virus in Canada.

Zika Virus Resources

Links to information and resources relating to Zika Virus.