Healthcare and Infection Control Gateway

Resources from ASTHO

ASTHO has developed and compiled a variety of tools and resources on topics such as Ebola and Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs). The resources on this page are categorized by topic and can be used by a range of partners, including state and local public health and federal partners.

Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)

Enhancing Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Prevention and Outbreak Response (Toolkit)

Enhancing Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Prevention and Outbreak Response (Toolkit)
This toolkit to help public health departments enhance communication and coordination around HAI prevention and stopping the spread of antibiotic resistance.

Improving Your Access to Electronic Health Records During Outbreaks of Healthcare-associated Infections (Toolkit)
The toolkit is designed to help health agencies improve information exchange with healthcare facilities for outbreak investigation.

Healthcare-Associated Infection Programs: Enhancing Healthcare Infection Control Assessment and Response (Meeting report)

HAI Prevention and Policy Implementation (Policy backgrounder) 

Eliminating Healthcare-Associated Infections – State Policy Options (Toolkit)
Guidance for senior policymakers on various promising ways to use legal and policy interventions as tools to implement comprehensive HAI prevention programs.