The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today awarded $11 million to create six new centers to help health care facilities prevent the spread of infectious diseases. The Prevention Epicenters will study new and better ways to prevent the spread of diseases such as Ebola, successful approaches to using personal protective equipment, and novel approaches to minimizing the role of the health care environment in germ transmission. The 2015-2018 funding went to Emory University, The Johns Hopkins University; University of Illinois, Chicago; University of Iowa; University of Maryland, Baltimore; and University of Utah. For more on the program, including the five existing centers, visit www.cdc.gov/hai/epicenters.
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A coalition of 40 health care and public health organizations, including the AHA, today urged the Senate to quickly pass the Pandemic and All-Hazards…
The House of Representatives last night passed legislation (H.R. 269) that includes the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act.
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response will host a Jan. 29 webinar on its new toolkit.