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Sydney Miranda joined our team in March of 2022. She is originally from Sacramento, California, and just recently moved to Las Vegas in September of 2021. She attended the University of Nevada, Reno, and graduated in May of 2021 with a Bachelor’s in Public Health Sciences. During her time as an undergraduate, she interned for Nevada Cancer Coalition, where she worked on Smoke-free initiatives throughout Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, working out, and spending time with her cat, Nash.

Recent Blog Posts

Floors Prove a Source of Infection

Infection Control Today recently published an article on management of floors in healthcare facilities. Although your facility may not be a hospital, many of the principles certainly apply. Floors were... Read More

Why Neutralize High Level Disinfectants

It is illegal in some parts of the country to dump used OPA or glutaraldehyde down the drain without neutralizing it first. It is a popular misconception that used OPA... Read More

617 Candida Auris Cases in the US

A trip to the hospital might suddenly be even less desirable. A superbug considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “a serious global health threat’’ has been... Read More

Hand Hygiene and Pathogens in Public Restrooms

Many people use handwashing and hand-drying facilities in public washrooms under the impression that these amenities are hygienic. However, such facilities may be potential sites for the transmission of pathogenic... Read More

10.4% of healthcare workers tested were contaminated with patient bacteria following PPE removal

During a recent study of inpatient healthcare workers, more than a third of healthcare staff were found to be contaminated with multi-drug resistant organisms after caring for patients colonized or... Read More