Infectious Disease

Containing an MDRO: Tools Developed During a Response

When a novel or targeted multi-drug resistant organism (MDRO) or resistance mechanism is identified, local public health must act quickly to prevent its spread, implementing CDC’s Containment Strategy. The Florida Department of Health in Orange…

Release of NIS-Child and Kindergarten Vaccination Coverage Reports

Today CDC released the 2016-2018 NIS-Child report and the 2018-19 kindergarten vaccination coverage report. The reports are published online at https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/. Interactive state level and trend data are available online at https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vaxview/. CDC’s priority messages…

Informing Local Health Department and Health Center Partnerships: Creative Collaborations Strengthen Tuberculosis Care in Three Communities

Tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of preventable infectious disease deaths worldwide, and in the United States, eliminating TB is a national public health goal. In 2018, a total of 9,029 new cases of TB…

Fact Sheets: Antimicrobial Resistance: Local Efforts on a Global Issue and Antimicrobial Stewardship

NACCHO is pleased to announce the release of two fact sheets highlighting the role of local health departments (LHDs) in combating antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and supporting antimicrobial stewardship. Antimicrobial Resistance: Local Efforts on a Global…

Webinar Recording: Mumps in U.S. Detention Facilities

Since September 2018, there have been greater than 800 mumps cases in adult migrants detained in U.S. detention facilities who are under the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Effective public health interventions…