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	Georgia 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: $1,017,058
    • Activities: HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure; Coordinated Prevention; Data Validation; 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: $163,249
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Prevention Program
  • 2015 ELC domestic Ebola supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
    • Infection Control Assessment Program: $515,259
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $1,753,039
  • 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $218,256
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $270,693
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infections Across the Spectrum of Healthcare  
  • From 2009-2012 Georgia received funding to build HAI infrastructure

State plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 208 KB]

State Contact:

Jeanne Negley, MBA
HAI Surveillance Program Director
Acute Disease and Epidemiology Section
Georgia Department of Community Health, Division of Public Health Acute Disease Epidemiology Section
2 Peachtree Street NW, #14-225
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: (404) 657-2593
Fax: (404) 657-7517

Jeanne.Negley@dph.ga.gov  

Georgia Department of Public Health - Healthcare-Associated Infections Program

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