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What are the best ways to avoid getting sick visiting a hospital or nursing home?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Wash hands

If visiting a patient, who is not in isolation due to an infectious disease, you do not need to take extra precautions than you would in interacting with other people.
It would be a good practice to wash your hands with soap or use alcohol gel after the visit.

In brief: Wash hands

If visiting a patient, who is not in isolation due to an infectious disease, you do not need to take extra precautions than you would in interacting with other people.
It would be a good practice to wash your hands with soap or use alcohol gel after the visit.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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