Infectious Disease

MMWR: National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2018

2018 data show that adolescent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates increased slightly, but more work needs to be done to protect more people against HPV-associated cancers. A new report from the CDC shows little progress…

Webinar Recording: Clinical and Public Health Partnerships for Antibiotic Stewardship

Essential hospitals, sometimes referred to as “safety net hospitals,” play a vital role in improving access to quality healthcare in communities across the United States. Combating antimicrobial resistance, through implementing antimicrobial stewardship practices, is an…

Presentation – Talking About Vaccines: Lessons Learned from CDC Research with Parents and Healthcare Professionals

On August 1, as a kick-off to National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), NACCHO hosted Talking About Vaccines: Lessons Learned from CDC Research with Parents and Healthcare Professionals.  During this webinar, Allison Fisher (CDC/NCIRD) and Elizabeth Ryan…

Toolkit: Healthcare Associated Infections Drug Diversion Planning and Response for State and Local Health Departments

Developed by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists’ HAI Subcommittee, the Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Drug Diversion Planning and Response Toolkit for State and Local Health Departments focuses on drug diversion response to define…