Infectious Disease

CDC Study Estimates National Trends in Antibiotic Use Among US Hospitals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just published a study estimating patterns of US inpatient antibiotic use in recent years. The findings showed more widespread use by U.S. hospitals of powerful antibiotics designed to fight infections when less-robust…

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…

Summer is Coming: Resources to Keep Your Community Safe

  By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern Summer is almost here which means more fun in the sun. Whether it’s camping, hiking, swimming, or barbequing, your community will be spending time outside, and keeping…

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…

Now Hiring: Join NACCHO’s Immunization Team!

NACCHO’s Immunization Team is seeking two talented individuals to fill openings for a Program Analyst and Senior Program Analyst. The Program Analyst position (view full position description) will support the Immunization Programs around building capacity, strengthening infrastructure, and…