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	Florida infographic showing hai progress

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Funding Information

  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $1,069,419
    • Activities: HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure; Coordinated Prevention; 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: $503,284
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $1,510,010
  • 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount :  $154,230
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $385,994
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infections Across the Spectrum of Healthcare
  • From 2009-2012 Florida received funding to build HAI infrastructure, conduct surveillance, and engage in prevention activities

Florida state plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 252 KB]

State Contact:

Nychie Dotson MPH, CIC, CPHQ
Health Care-associated Infection Prevention Program Manager
Bureau of Epidemiology
Division of Disease Control and Health Protection
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-12
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Phone: 850-408-0756

nychie.dotson@flhealth.gov

Florida Department of Health – Healthcare-associated Infections

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