August 2019

10 Ways State and Territorial Health Department Leaders Can Support Healthcare-Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance Prevention, Detection, and Response

August 20, 2019

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that patients acquire while receiving care and treatment in healthcare facilities. Some HAIs are caused by antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) organisms such as bacteria and fungi and are difficult or impossible to treat. This infographic highlights 10 ways state and territorial health department leaders and their partners can support HAI and AMR prevention, detection, and response efforts that will help to reduce preventable infections, lower healthcare costs, and improve public health.Read More »

Partnership: What Goes Into Building a 6|18 Initiative Team

August 14, 2019

This infographic is designed for state and territorial health department staff considering or newly participating in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 6|18 Initiative. It complements the Getting Started: CDC's 6|18 Initiative Guide and resources offered by other organizations engaged in the 6|18 Initiative, like the Center for Health Care Strategies. It describes 6|18 Initiative leadership and team membership, strategies for an effective team, and examples of complementary public health and Medicaid roles and expertise.Read More »

JUULs in Schools: Colorado and Minnesota Public Health Efforts

August 07, 2019

In an attempt to reduce the use of e-cigarettes, particularly JUUL, in youth and young adults, increased efforts have been implemented to focus on schools. This brief highlights efforts in Colorado and Minnesota.Read More »

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