Health professionals such as physicians take a Hippocratic Oath to do no harm and protect their patients’ health. They save lives every day, and for that, they deserve applause. Even more intriguing is that they put their health and safety on the line every day to ensure others’ wellbeing. As the COVID-19 pandemic taught us, the same case applies to other healthcare professionals such as nurses, laboratory technicians, and other healthcare workers, all the way to the cleaners! Case in point, medical professionals, are constantly battling an enemy they can see, smell, hear, or even suspect. They are often up against some of the deadliest microscopic organisms, some of which can turn one’s life upside-down in a heartbeat. As if enough hasn’t been said already, here are some reasons why pathogen certification is important for health care facilities and personnel.