Infectious Disease

Guidance Document: Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections and Combatting Antimicrobial-Resistant Microorganisms

NACCHO is proud to announce the release of “Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections and Combatting Antimicrobial-Resistant Microorganisms: Perspectives and Guidance from a National Demonstration Site Project on Engaging Local Health Departments,” a guidance document for local health…

Treatment Action Group: 2016 Pipeline Report Addresses HIV, TB

The Treatment Action Group’s (TAG) 2016 Pipeline Report addresses drugs, diagnostics, vaccines, preventive technologies, research toward a cure, and immune-based & gene therapies in development for HIV and tuberculosis (TB). Read the report online or download individual…

Roundtable Report: Local Health Department Roles and Activities to Improve Infection Control, Preparedness and Response to Infectious Disease Threats

During the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) annual meeting, NACCHO hosted a roundtable session titled, “Local Health Department Roles and Activities to Improve Infection Control, Preparedness and Response to Infectious Disease Threats.” The roundtable…

Learn More about Infectious Disease & Informatics at 2016 NACCHO Annual

The 2016 NACCHO Annual Conference will feature a variety of sharing sessions highlighting key focus areas of NACCHO’s Infectious Disease and Informatics (IDI) portfolio, including: HIV, STI & Hepatitis, Immunization, Emerging Infections and Outbreak Response, and Informatics. For…

Taking a Regional Approach to Statewide Preparedness and Response

Emerging and evolving threats like Ebola and Zika continue to demonstrate how infectious disease transcends jurisdictional boundaries, organizational silos, and job descriptions. In response to this reality, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is joining…