17.3  Infection control where people gather, at community and household level

We can now build on your understanding of the control interventions already outlined at health facility level to look at other places in the community where people gather. You will learn about interventions that operate at the managerial, administrative and environmental level, as well as personal protective interventions, following the structure adopted in the last section. The term congregate settings is used in the following sections of this study session — the term applies to all the types of public place where people gather (or congregate).

17.2.4  Personal protective interventions

17.3.1  Infection control for congregate settings