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	Washington infographic showing hai progress

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Funding Information

  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $3,364,804
    • Activities: Educational Efforts to Promote Appropriate Antibiotic Use; HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure; Coordinated Prevention; 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 : $272,493
    • 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: $918,833
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $1,081,167
  • 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $240,993
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure and Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $107,500
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • From 2009-2012 Washington received funding to build HAI infrastructure and conduct surveillance

State plan to address healthcare-associated infections [PDF - 159 KB]

State Contact:

Sara Podczervinski, RN, MPH, CIC
Epidemiologist | Program Manager
Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI)
Office of Communicable Disease Epidemiology
Division of Disease Control & Health Statistics
Washington State Department of Health
1610 NE 150th Street, MS: K17-9
Shoreline, WA 98155

Phone: (206) 418-5519
Fax: (206) 418-5515 FAX

Sara.Podczervinski@doh.wa.gov

Washington State Department of Health - Healthcare-associated Infections Program

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