• Designing for Hand Hygiene at the Seraph-McSparren Pediatric Inpatient Center

    21 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Seraph-McSparren Pediatric Inpatient Center play area. Image © Jeffrey Totaro
    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the forefront an acute awareness of infection control in building design, both in public spaces as well as our personal spaces like homes and offices. Infection prevention and control experts consistently advise that improved hand hygiene is critical in maintaining a safe and sanitary environment. However, handwashing is not as simple as it would seem at first blush. The faucet itself is a major infection vector unless careful precautions are taken. The obvious answer to...
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