People with cystic fibrosis are vulnerable to germs that can cause serious infections. These infections are often difficult to treat with antibiotics so it is important to keep these ‘bugs’ from spreading. Germs are everywhere and cannot be avoided, but there are effective ways to lessen risks.
Read Infection Control and Cystic Fibrosis to learn more about preventing the spread of germs.
Cystic Fibrosis Canada is currently reviewing the Infection Control Policy. We expect the new policy to be available in the fall of 2013. In the interim, please refer to the policy below.