Environmental Services Week 2023 - Celebrate Hospital EVS Teams

September 10-16, 2023 | #EVSWeek

Environmental Services Week is a time to show appreciation for the dedicated EVS personnel that ensure health care facilities across the country are clean, safe places for patients, their families and other staff members. With all the challenges and changes the last few years have brought, these staff members have remained resilient in their efforts to protect others from dangerous pathogens.


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EVS Week 2023 Gifts

EVS Week gifts are an easy way to show your appreciation for your team and raise awareness of the environmental services department at your facility.

When you purchase EVS Week products from AHE's official supplier, you generate royalties so AHE can continue to offer many benefits for members. Purchases allow AHE to offer complimentary member courses and webinars and reduced pricing for Signature Programs, AHE Exchange and other premium programs.

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Wireless Charging Pad - ES18
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Soft Rose Gold Stylus Pen - ES17
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Thank You from AHE Environmental Services Leaders

Select a video below to view a special thank you from members of the AHE Advisory Board

Chris Shirley, AHE Advisory Board Member

Jane Martin, AHE Advisory Board Member

Randy Vorland, AHE Advisory Board Member


Marci Butts, AHE President-Elect

Rock Jensen, AHE President


Congratulations to the 2022 C.A.P.E Award Winners!

In honor of Environmental Services (EVS) week, Cintas Corporation is proud to announce the winners of its 2022 C.A.P.E. Awards. These awards were established to recognize professionals “Cleaning to Advance the Patient Experience.” Ten Environmental Services (EVS) technicians at the frontline of patient care and sanitation were nominated and selected based on the quality of their service and dedication.

Cintas’ 2022 C.A.P.E. Award winners are:

  • Esperanza Beaulieu - Sarasota Memorial Hospital
  • Nelda Duffy - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Manuel Heredia - Sequoia Hospital
  • Leristine Jean – HCA Florida Westside Hospital 
  • Lamont Lanfair - Froedtert Hospital    
  • Rosalina Leiva - Children’s Mercy Kansas City    
  • Elsa Linares - Southern California Hospital
  • Julie Pitts - MedStar Harbor Hospital    
  • Estephania Proano - Beebe Healthcare    
  • Mary Schnelle - Mercy Hospital Washington
CAPE Award

EVS Week Free Education Resources

Clorox Education Program Spotlight

Access a free EVS Week video and tip sheet, developed by Clorox Healthcare, that highlights important aspects of cleaning and disinfection in the health care environment for EVS staff.

  • The 5 Rights of Cleaning & Disinfection
  • Pathogen Transmission Routes

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EVS Week Tip Sheet

Cleaning and Disinfecting the Perioperative Suite

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Surgical cleaning photo

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Surgical cleaning photo

The content of this tip sheet was written by faculty from the AHE's Certificate for Surgical Cleaning Technicians Program (CSCT), a train-the-trainer certification for EVS managers responsible for disinfecting operating rooms and surgical suites.




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EVS Department of the Year Award 2022 Recipients

Award recipients gain national recognition for the significant contributions made by an environmental services department to the overall patient experience and achieving a health care organization's mission.



2022 EVS Departments of the Year

1-249 Beds: Texas Health Frisco - Frisco, TX

250-499 Beds: Mayo Clinic Health System, NWWI – Eau Claire, WI

500+ Beds: Orlando Regional Medical Center – Orlando, FL

2022 Certificate of Merit Recipients

1-249 Beds: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Memphis, TN

250-499 beds: CaroMont Regional Medical Center – Gastonia, N.C.

500+ beds: Parkview Health – Fort Wayne, IN

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Printable EVS Week Activities

Print copies of this EVS terms word search and 5-question quiz to engage your EVS team or raise awareness of environmental services across your organization and community.