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2015-2018 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Domestic Ebola Supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response Program
- The Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program is a supplement to the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) grants. This grant provides short-term funding to public health departments to strengthen the public health infrastructure and better prepare healthcare facilities to address highly pathogenic or novel infectious diseases.
- Activity A of the ICAR Program- Infection Control Assessments: includes activities that are designed to assess and enhance state-level healthcare-associated infection prevention activities.
- Activity B of the ICAR Program- Targeted Healthcare Infection Prevention Programs: includes activities that directly assess infection prevention programs in a variety of care settings and enhance the department of health's healthcare-associated infection surveillance.
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The HAI Section audits and surveys the quality of data submitted to the National Healthcare Safety Network by acute care facilities. The HAI Section validates the facility data using a method developed by HAI Section staff, based on CDC's methodology.