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	Alaska infographic showing hai progress

Click here to open the infographic [PDF - 479 KB]

Funding Information

  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $341,967
    • Activities: HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Laboratory Capacity (see ELC HAI-funded Activities for more information)
  • 2015 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $109,500
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure 
  • 2015 ELC domestic Ebola supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
    • Infection Control Assessment Program: $319,298
  • 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $107,500
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure 
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $107,500
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • From 2009-2012 Alaska received funding to build HAI infrastructure

State plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 283 KB]

State Contact:

Kim Spink, RN, BSN, CIC
HAI Coordinator
Nurse Epidemiologist
Section of Epidemiology
3601 C Street, Suite 540
Anchorage, AK 99503-5932

Phone: (907) 269-8085
Fax: (907)562-7802

kimberly.spink@alaska.gov

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

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