American Fork Hospital takes the prevention and treatment of infections seriously. Our team focuses on infectious diseases like tuberculosis, RSV, flu, chicken pox, and more.

Our Team

Our nine-person team includes the following:

  • Physicians who specialize in infection control
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Laboratory specialists
  • Office staff

What We Do

  • Talk with bedside physicians about patients who have diseases and give advice for treatment.
  • Promote and discuss vaccinations and antibiotics.
  • Implement policies to reduce hospital-acquired infections.
  • Monitor patients who have infectious diseases.
  • Educate staff about the safest and most effective way to treat patients.
  • Develop strategies and campaigns to encourage proper safety measures at the bedside.
  • Educate healthcare workers about safety precautions, such as hand washing and appropriate use of gloves, gowns, and masks.
  • Ensure the staff follows regulations from the Centers for Disease Control, Joint Commission, OSHA, and other regulatory agencies.

Our Goal

To protect both patients and employees by preventing disease, lower healthcare costs, and improve medical outcomes.