Epidemic control

Innovations

Long-Term Care Facilities Cede Control of Immunization Policies to Regional Pharmacy, Significantly Increasing Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Workers 01/30/14

As part of the Raising Immunizations Safely and Effectively (more commonly known as RISE) program, 14 long-term care facilities cede control of vaccination-related policies and processes to a...

Statewide Initiative Combines Policy, Practice-Based Changes, and Social Marketing To Produce Positive Behavior Changes, Help Halt Increase in Childhood Obesity 03/02/13

Nemours, a children's health system, spearheaded a multisector, collaborative statewide initiative to halt and ultimately reverse the growing prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in...

Health System Makes Annual Influenza Immunization a Condition of Ongoing Employment, Leading to Near-Complete Vaccination of Workforce 08/02/12

BJC HealthCare instituted a policy requiring all employees to get an annual influenza vaccination as a condition of ongoing employment. Each flu season, the health system reminds employees about...

Program Modeled on Emergency Preparedness Plan Features In-Unit Vaccinations and Morning "Lockdown," Increasing Employee Influenza Immunization Rates 03/01/11

Flushing Hospital Medical Center's annual employee influenza vaccination program features a 2-day “push/pull” drill that uses key features of the hospital's emergency preparedness plans. For the...

Outpatient Clinics Use Annual Education Campaign, Friendly Competition, and Incentives to Double Influenza Immunization Rates Among Employees 08/22/10

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, a Houston-based multispecialty medical organization with 25 clinic sites, encourages its more than 2,825 employees to receive free influenza immunizations each year by...

QualityTools

Flu.gov 11/23/09

This Web site provides comprehensive government-wide information on seasonal, H1N1 (swine), H5N1 (bird), and pandemic influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policymakers, government and business leaders...

MRSA Toolkit for Outpatient Clinics/Offices 03/19/08

This toolkit has been designed to help staff at outpatient clinics and medical offices prevent, diagnose, treat, and reduce the transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

This toolkit includes the...

MRSA Toolkit for Middle and High Schools 03/19/08

This toolkit was created to help prevent the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in middle and high schools. MRSA is a type of Staphylococcus aureus (Staph) infection on the skin that is resistant to...

MRSA Toolkit for Childcare Programs 03/19/08

This toolkit has been designed to help prevent and stop or reduce the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin infections at childcare centers.

This toolkit includes the following materials:

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FluAid 2.0 Software 12/17/07

FluAid 2.0 is a test version of software designed to assist State and local planners in preparing for the next influenza pandemic by providing estimates of potential impact specific to their locality. FluAid provides a range of estimates of...

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