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	Texas 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: $2,108,579
    • Activities: HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure; Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Laboratory Capacity; and Antimicrobial Resistance Regional Laboratory Network (see ELC HAI-funded Activities for more information)
  • 2015 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $92,900
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • 2015 ELC domestic Ebola supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
    • Infection Control Assessment Program: $1,026,231
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $587,209
  • 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $85,075
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $107,500
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • From 2009-2011 Texas received funding to build HAI infrastructure; conduct surveillance; and engage in prevention activities

State plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 205 KB]

State HAI reports

State Contact:

Shawn Tupy MT, MBA
Healthcare Safety Group Manager
Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease Branch
Texas Department of State Health Services
1100 W 49th Street
Austin TX, 78756

Phone: (512) 776-6355

Shawn.Tupy@dshs.state.tx.us

Texas Department of Health

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