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Having Surgery? Check Out These Tips from the CDC

A surgical site infection is one that happens in the part of the body where an operation has taken place. Nearly one in five hospital infections happens at the surgical site according to the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC has tips that can help you and your health care team prevent surgical site infections.  They will tell you what you can do before and after your operation to reduce the risk that you’ll get an infection.

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