Welcome to the Greater Atlanta Chapter of APIC Official Website

Chapter Vision:

A safer world through the prevention of infection


Chapter Mission:

To advance the science and practice of infection prevention and control


APIC National Strategic Plan Information: 

APIC Strategic Plan Metrics

APIC Strategic Plan 2020

Next Chapter Meeting:

October Meeting Registration Available on Events Page

Important News and Updates: 

CDC Monkeypox Resource Center

GA DPH Alert Monkeypox

Our May Chapter Newsletter is available now. To view the newsletter, visit the member’s only portal. 

New SHEA Consensus Statement Recommending COVID-19 Vaccination for HCPs:

SHEA Consensus Statement

GA DPH COVID-19 Updates:

Alert on MTB in Bone Grafting Supplies
GA DPH Alert on Multi-Inflammatory Syndrome in Children
GA DPH Alert Acute Flaccid Myletitis


New CDC Project First Line Resource Page Launched:

CDC Project First Line Resource Page

GA DPH is Seeking Volunteers to Assist with COVID-19 Vaccines:

DPH News Release – Volunteers for Vaccine Administration

GA DPH Vaccine Locator:

Georgia DPH has now launched a COVID-19 Vaccine locater for the entire state. To view the new tool, visit: GA DPH COVID-19 Vaccine Locator

CIC Study Group: 

Planning on taking the CIC exam this year?  A few months ago APIC Atlanta started a CIC study group.  If you were part of this group or would like to be, please contact Pam Falk. She is putting together buddy study teams or other virtual study groups.  Contact her with your ideas: Pamela.falk@northside.com

New APIC Coronavirus Fact Sheet Here: Click Here

CDC Coronavirus Updates Available Here: Click Here

GA Coronavirus Update Available Here: Click Here

GA Office of EMS and Trauma Coronavirus Update Here: Click Here

CDC Issues New HAN on Elevated Influenza Activity: Influenza B/Victoria and A(H1N1)pdm09 Viruses are the Predominant Viruses: Click Here
New HAI Reports Available for Nation and GA:

GA HAI/AR Report: https://arpsp.cdc.gov/profile/geography/13

CDC HAI 2018 Report: https://www.cdc.gov/hai/data/portal/progress-report.html 

CDC 2019 AR Report: CDC 2019 AR Report


Chapter News:

Chapter Elections-We are Looking for our Leaders of Tomorrow!

To: Greater Atlanta APIC Membership:

From: Greater Atlanta APIC Board of Directors

It is that time of year again!!!

We have two open elected positions for 2023 Greater Atlanta APIC Board of Directors.

The available elected positions are:

President Elect



Attached are the following documents:

1. Greater Atlanta APIC Chapter Willingness to Serve form

2. Job description for President Elect

3. Job description for Secretary

The Board of Directors strongly encourages board participation among its membership. The opportunity to support membership and impact positive change as well as networking with committed infection prevention professionals on a monthly meeting basis is invaluable.

Please review the two job descriptions and complete a Willingness to Serve form and submit to nominating@apicatlanta.org by September 30, 2022. This will allow your name to be added to the ballot of all interested nominees.

Available Job Descriptions and Willingness to Serve Application

  • August Chapter Newsletter is now available under the member’s only area of the website.

Other Infection Prevention Happenings:

Important  News:

CDC Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities

CDC Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for Healthcare Personnel

CDC Releases New COVID-19 Antibody Guidance

CDC Strive Courses

CDC HICPAC HCP Guideline Update

CDC NICU Guideline Update

CDC Releases New TB Guidance Document for Healthcare Personnel

CDC Water Management for Healthcare Facilities Guidance

GDPH Hepatitis A Alert-May 14, 2019

GDPH Measles Alert-April 25, 2019

GDPH Issues Measles Alert-April 2019

GDPH Alert on E. coli Outbreak

GDPH Measles Alert 1-17-19

Identify, Isolate, Inform

Infection Control Postures

Measles Disease Card


CDC issues alert on global emergence of invasive infections caused by the MDR yeast Candida auris

To view the CDC alert, please click here.

CDC Experts Host Collaborative Zika Virus Summit-Presentations and Prevention and Response Resources Now Available

To view the new CDC resources, please click here.

CDC releases new resources to combat antibiotic-resistant infections:


CDC releases new guidance and campaign to fight antibiotic resistant infections. To learn more about the new CDC resources, please visit the Infection Control Resources page or the CDC Website.

FDA Issues Guidance to Protect US Blood Supply from Zika Virus Disease

CDC releases new ATLAS tool to target antibiotic-resistant infections.  To use the new tool visit: CDC ATLAS Program


Topic: Leveraging the CDC’s Core Practices for Infection Prevention and Control: Evidence-Based Applications Across the Healthcare Continuum of Care

Visit the Chapter Events Tab for more information and to complete your registration. 

Greater Atlanta Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

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