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	West Virginia infographic showing hai progress

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Funding Information

  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $573,708
    • Activities: Educational Efforts to Promote Appropriate Antibiotic Use; HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure; 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: $563,189
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $812,430
  • 2014 ELC Funding Amount: $108,052
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $107,500
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • From 2009-2012 West Virginia received funding to build HAI infrastructure

State plan to address healthcare-associated infections Updated March 2011 [PDF - 730 KB]

State HAI reports

State Contact:

Dee Bixler, MD, MPH
Bureau for Public Health
West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources
350 Capitol St. Rm. 125
Charleston, WV 25301

Phone: (304) 558-5358 extension 1 or (304) 558-5358 (Main)
Answering Service: (304) 925-9946
Fax: (304) 558-8736
Email: Dee.bixler@wv.gov

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

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