Antibiotic Resistance

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: 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…

CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion: Patient Safety Update

The Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) leads CDC’s work to combat antibiotic resistance, prevent healthcare-associated infections, detect and respond to outbreaks in healthcare settings, and provide actionable data to improve patient safety and care…

New CDC Resources: HAI Prevention and AR Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released new resources on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial resistance (AR). See below for more information. Free Infection Preventionist Training for Nursing Home Staff: The CDC’s…

2018 Accomplishments: CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

As expected, 2018 was another busy year in emerging infectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To reflect, the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) recently released the…