Infectious Disease

NACCHO Resources to Address the Recommendations in the “Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases” Report

On December 17, the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released their annual report on the state of prevention and control of infectious disease outbreaks in the United States. Outbreaks: Protecting…

FDA Safety Alert: Non-tuberculous Mycobacterium Infections and Heater-Cooler Devices

CDC has identified a need for increased vigilance for Non-tuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) infections by health departments, healthcare facilities, and individual healthcare providers. FDA recently issued a Safety Communication on Nontuberculous Mycobacterium Infections Associated with Heater-Cooler Devices that…