The AHA and Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology will host a Twitter chat Oct. 21 on the important roles patients, families and health care professionals play in preventing infections. Topics will include hand hygiene, flu vaccination and antibiotic resistance. Join the 12 p.m. ET chat, during International Infection Prevention Week, at #IIPWChat. The chat also marks the beginning of the AHA’s United Against the Flu campaign, when national health care organizations will promote the importance of flu vaccination.
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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.