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	South Carolina infographic showing hai progress

Click here to open the infographic [PDF - 479 KB]

Funding Information

  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $934,344
    • 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: $492,866
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $1,575,547
  • 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $108,609
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $107,500
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure  
  • From 2009-2012 South Carolina received funding to build HAI infrastructure, conduct surveillance, and engage in prevention activities

State plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 359 KB]

State Contact:

Nijika Shrivastwa, PhD, MHSA, MPH
Healthcare Associated Infections Program Coordinator
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
2100 Bull St. 
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: (803) 898-0575
Fax: (803) 898-0897

shrivan@dhec.sc.gov

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

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