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Connecticut

	Connecticut 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: $573,719
    • 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: $180,832
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Hemodialysis
  • 2015 ELC domestic Ebola supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
    • Infection Control Assessment Program: $1,045,768
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $2,093,905
  • 2014 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount:  $180,595
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Hemodialysis BSI
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $435,994
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and HAI Prevention across the spectrum of healthcare
  • From 2009-2012 Connecticut received funding to build HAI infrastructure, conduct surveillance, and engage in prevention activities

Connecticut state plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 323 KB]

Connecticut HAI Reports

State Contact:

Richard Melchreit, MD
Coordinator, healthcare-associated Infections Program
Connecticut Department of Public Health

Phone: (860) 509-7833

Richard.Melchreit@ct.gov

Connecticut Department of Public Health

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