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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:

Shannon McBee, MPH, CHES
Interim Director, Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Epidemiologist, Influenza and Respiratory Virus Coordinator
WV DHHR/BPH/OEPS
350 Capitol Street Room 125
Charleston, WV 25301

Office: 304.356.4019
Fax: 304.558.8736
Answering Service: 304.925.9946

Email: Shannon.M.Mcbee@wv.gov

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

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