How to wash nursing scrubs? Scrubs are one of the most favorite articles of clothing for nurses. Nurses must have scrubs for work and for personal wear. While some companies may have policies about who is allowed to wear scrubs at their work sites, most companies allow nurse uniforms to be worn at home or in the office. Scrubs need to be clean, because there are so many germs on scrubs that nurses and their patients come into contact with each day.
Most of a scrubs tops and Scrub bottoms are navy or black. Scrubs bottoms are usually a mix of nylon, cotton, and polyester/cotton blend. Scrubs tops vary from very casual to dressy, depending on the hospital or office policy. Scrub pants differ from scrub pants, which are used for more formal medical procedures. Scrub pants are generally worn in the office or by nurses who do not have a need to wear scrubs every day.
To care for your scrubs tops and bottoms, follow the manufacturer's instructions for laundering and drying in the washing machine. Scrub tops should never be dry cleaned. If you need to dry clean scrubs tops, make sure that they are washed in a washing machine that has a gentle cycle, and that you let them dry in the sun, away from any heat source, to be thoroughly dry cleaned. This will ensure that your scrubs tops stay looking fresh and new, and will help to extend the life of your scrubs.