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	Illinois infographic showing hai progress

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Funding Information

  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $1,337,072
    • Activities: Educational Efforts to Promote Appropriate Antibiotic Use; 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 : $815,588
    • 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: $481,324
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $2,206,110
  • 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount : $813,506
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure;  Antimicrobial Stewardship; Clostridium difficile infection(CDI);  and Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $490,848
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure; Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infections Across the Spectrum of Healthcare; and Improving Antimicrobial Use to Decrease Antimicrobial Resistant HAIs and Clostridium difficile infections
  • From 2009-2012 Illinois received funding to build HAI infrastructure; conduct surveillance; and engage in prevention activities

Illinois state plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 403 KB]

Illinois HAI Reports

State Contact:

Erica Runningdeer, MSN, MPH, RN
Division of Patient Safety and Quality
Illinois Department of Public Health
122 S. Michigan Avenue 7th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: (312) 814-2915
Fax: (312) 814-1953

Erica.Runningdeer@illinois.gov

Illinois Department of Public Health

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