Recently, the Council of Northern New York Infection Control Professionals (CNNYICP) held their 5th Annual Health Care Teaching Day, at the Gran-View Restaurant in Ogdensburg. The purpose of the organization is to influence, support and improve the quality of health care through the practice and management of infection control with sound epidemiological practices. Membership of the group includes staff from Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center and other area healthcare facilities. Shown in the photo are members of the CNNYICP at the teaching day. First row from left: Judy Ryan from St. Joseph’s Home, Valerie Lester from Citizen Advocates, Susan Fregoe from St. Regis Nursing Home, Nancy Wood from Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Jeannette Kiser from Clifton-Fine Hospital, and Patricia McManama from Carthage Area Hospital. Second row: Sherri Dabiew from Citizen Advocates, Mary Matice from EJ Noble Hospital/Kinney Nursing Home, Patricia Potocar from St. Lawrence NYSARC, Brenda Mereau from the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, Norma Jean LaPoint from United Helpers Nursing Home and Vicki Hockenbery from Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center.