Infectious Disease

New CDC Vital Signs Report Shares How to Make Healthcare Safer by Stopping the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance

On August 4, CDC released a new Vital Signs report highlighting how to stop the spread of antibiotic resistance. The report includes modeling that predicts increases in drug-resistant infections and Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) without immediate, nationwide improvements in…

What to Know about Summer Weather and Lyme Disease

By Prezley Duncan, Intern, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO; and Lisa Brown, MPH, Senior Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO Anyone planning to spend quality time outdoors this…