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Gouverneur Hospital Acquires Advanced Disinfection Technology

St. Lawrence Health’s Gouverneur Hospital (GH) has acquired an ultraviolet disinfection system as another safety measure to better protect patients against potentially deadly infections. The Surfacide system provides advanced technology in cleaning hospital rooms and equipment. It uses three portable towers to emit powerful, yet safe, ultraviolet (UV-C) energy that is effective against bacteria, spores, and viruses, including ‘superbugs.’ GH Environmental Services/Emergency Preparedness Manager Donna Wilson said in a press release from hospital, the three-tower system takes approximately 25 minutes for a room to be completely disinfected. She said a Surfacide representative came to the hospital and provided a…
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