The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announce the availability of free, downloadable Quick Observation Tools (QUOTs) for infection control. These tools are designed to help healthcare facilities quickly identify infection prevention deficiencies and take corrective action in real time to protect patients from healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). QUOTs are a set of ready-to-use, quick assessment forms or “cards” that enable frontline healthcare personnel to do infection prevention checks at the patient-care level in a matter of minutes and quickly identify, investigate, and remediate deficiencies. Although the QUOTs were developed for use in acute care hospitals, ambulatory settings, critical access hospital care units, and critical care hospital high-level disinfection areas, many of these tools can be applied to the long-term care setting. Learn more and download the QUOTs for infection control today.