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	Colorado infographic showing hai progress

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Funding Information

  • One of 10 state health departments in the Emerging Infections Programs (EIP) network
  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $1,236,089
    • Activities: HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure; Coordinated Prevention; Data Validation; Hemodialysis Bloodstream Infections (BSI); Injection Safety; 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: $367,426
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure, Data Validation, Hemodialysis BSI, and Injection Safety
  • 2015 ELC domestic Ebola supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
    • Infection Control Assessment Program: $469,436
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $1,521,030
  • 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $351,317
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure, Data Validation, Hemodialysis BSI, and Injection Safety
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $175,850
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Improving Health Department Capacity to Provide Infection Prevention and Control Assistance
  • From 2009-2012 Colorado received funding to build HAI infrastructure, conduct surveillance, and engage in prevention activities

Colorado state plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 199 KB]

Colorado HAI Reports

State Contact:

Wendy Bamberg, MD
Medical Epidemiologist for Healthcare-Associated Infections
Emerging Infections Program
Communicable Disease Epidemiology Program
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246

Phone:(303) 692-2491
Fax: (303) 782-0338

wendy.bamberg@state.co.us

Colorado Department of Health

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