Infectious Disease

CDC Notes from the Field: Interventions to Reduce Measles Virus Exposures in Outpatient Health Care Facilities — New York City, 2018

A survey of healthcare providers reveals several different strategies to minimize measles virus exposures in outpatient healthcare facilities. New York City has experienced the largest measles outbreak in the United States since 1992. The NYC…

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: Health Department and Health Center Collaborations to Improve TB Screening, Testing, Treatment, and Care

Despite availability of screening and treatment, tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of preventable infectious disease deaths worldwide and disproportionately affects vulnerable populations. In the United States, eliminating TB is a national public health goal…