Antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), pneumonia and other pathogens associated with hospital-acquired infections are just some of the things that have been found to linger after brief contact with textiles and clothing – including uniforms and scrubs. These pathogens are picked up by wearers both during exposure to patients and contact with various contaminated surfaces. And […]
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Download Our Long-Term Care Cost Info-graphicRequest A Free Quote Many residential care facilities assume that if you want something done cheap, you have to do it yourself. Unfortunately, this simply isn’t true in the case of their immense laundering needs. Costs are rising, and your on-site laundry may not be able to survive. So, many […]
Have you noticed how prominent white linens are in the medical industry? From doctor’s offices to dentists, hospitals, and more, white linens are commonplace. But why? Wouldn’t using white sheets in an industry where spills and stains are common be ineffective? The answer is, surprisingly, no. Here at Medico Professional Linen Service, we’ve seen the […]
Are you working with the right medical waste program? Medical waste management is one of the most critical and difficult aspects of running a medical facility. The right medical waste disposal vendor is the key to successfully disposing of biohazards and hazardous materials and fully complying with the safety standards set forth by the government […]
While linens might not immediately come to mind when you think about unsafe objects in the medical industry, they can be a health hazard to you and those you serve when not handled correctly. When you work alongside medical linen, it’s important to be aware and safe at all times. Here at Medico Professional Linen […]
Plenty of commercial laundries will say that they are trying their best to save water, energy, and reusable materials while providing necessary services to customers. We, on the other hand, go one step further to show our customers that we really do care. Medico Professional Linen Service has just been re-certified Clean Green by the […]
We made the announcement that we had opened a brand new state-of-the-art medical laundry processing facility last year, and now we’re giving you an in-depth photo tour of our new plant!
We are proud to announce that our Sequoia plant in South Gate, CA has been certified by the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council, demonstrating Medico’s excellence in the processing of healthcare textiles for hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities.
Many medical facilities still allow their staff to launder their own medical uniforms. And while this might seem to be a good option, this practice actually puts these workers, their families, their patients and the community at risk for infectious diseases. Here’s why residential medical laundering needs to stop, ASAP: Medical uniforms are crawling with […]
Linens used in healthcare facilities require some of the most crucial care where hygiene is concerned. Aside from the fact that linens are constantly exposed to potentially infectious materials in bodily excretions and secretions, they are also exposed to airborne bacteria that are abundant in a room full of sick people. When worn by bedbound […]